Nepal | October 20, 2019

Landslide obstructs Prithvi Highway

Madan Wagle
An excavator clearing landslide debris at Ainapahara in Abukhaireni Municipality-6 along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Photo: Madan Wagle

An excavator clearing landslide debris from the road at Ainapahara in Anbukhaireni Municipality-6 along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Photo: Madan Wagle

DAMAULI: Vehicular movement along the Muglin-Anbukhaireni road section of the Prithvi Highway has been obstructed due to a landslide on Wednesday.

According to Inspector Ramesh Shrestha of the Area Police Office, Abukhaireni, traffic movement along the highway has been obstructed since 8 am today after the landslide covered the road at Ainapahara in Anbukhaireni  Municipality-6.

Inspector Shrestha said that efforts are underway to clear landslide debris from the road.

It has been learned that dozens of vehicles have been stuck halfway due to the obstruction.

 


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