One-way traffic opened along disrupted Butwal-Tansen road

BUTWAL, RUPANDEHI: One-way traffic has been allowed on the disrupted Butwal-Tansen road section along the Siddhartha Highway, following clearance of debris deposited by a landslide, near Siddhababa of Palpa on Thursday night.

The road was cleared with the help of a dozer today morning after a landslide occurred in Headbox, Tinau Rural Municipality-3 of Palpa at 12:00 am, said the Western Regional Traffic Police Office, Butwal.

A landslide had hit the same place five days ago which had blocked the road for two days, leaving hundreds of passengers and vehicles travelling between Syangja, Pokhara, Baglung, Gulmi, Argakhanchi and Butwal stranded midway.