Landslides obstruct Mid-Hill Highway’s Baglung road section


July 6, 2021


Landslides obstruct Mid-Hill Highway’s Baglung road section

Baglung-Pokhara Road section has been obstructed. (File Photo)

BAGLUNG: The rain-triggered landslides have damaged and blocked the Baglung road section along the Mid-Hill Highway.

The landslides that occurred Monday night at Suntali Ghumti and Bayal Danda at Kothekhola Rural Municipality and Bokse at Baglung Municipality-3 have shut off the road section, according to Mid-Hill Highway Project Office’s engineer Ujjwal Sharma.

Sharma informed that efforts were underway to clear off the landslide debris in the road sections and resume traffic today itself.

Meanwhile, traffic movement along the Baglung-Balewa road section has been stalled due to landslides.

Furthermore, the road leading to Kali Gandaki Corridor has been blocked by a landslide, shared Iqbal Hawari, Information Officer at the District Police Office, Baglung.

Likewise, a landslide that occurred at Saharsha Dhara in the Parbat district that lies along the Baglung-Pokhara road section has obstructed the road section leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.