Landslide obstructs Mid-hill highway


BAGLUNG, Aug 5: Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall has obstructed the Baglung section of the mid-hill highway. Traffic on the highway remains stalled due to the landslide that took place last night at ward no. 1 of Kathekhola rural municipality.

As a result, short and long-route passenger vehicles from Burtibang, Kharbang, Galkot and other reasons remain stranded on the road. According to police, work has begun to clear the debris of the landside since early morning.

Traffic may resume only in the afternoon, police head constable Kishore Bhandari said.