ITAHARI: Normal life was crippled in Inaruwa of Sunsari district due to a transport strike called by the flood-displaced people today as well. Police said that transportation services could not resume on the Inaruwa-Koshi Barrage stretch of the East-West Highway due to the protest of Koshi flood victims. The local administration failed to implement the prohibitory order it had issues yesterday. The administration had issued prohibitory orders against any protest on the section of the highway from 6 pm yesterday to facilitate transport services, which have remained closed for many days due to the strike. Over 500 vehicles and thousands of passengers have been stranded on both end of the stretch.
Flood-hit defy ban order in Sunsari
Published: 07:23 pm Apr 19, 2009