Landslide disrupts Dhading section of Prithvi Highway

Vehicular movement in different parts of Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway has been disrupted due to landslide, Thursday.

The road at Baireni VDC was disrupted after the landslide debris deposited mainly by the Machhedi river blocked the road, according to a Police Post at Baireni.

A dozer has been brought for removing the debris to resume the traffic soon, police said.

Meanwhile as many as 35 houses at Sertung VDC-9 have been at risk due to a landslide nearby. Incessant rainfall since Wednesday triggered the landslide.

One person was injured, while two water mills were buried by the landslide, said a local, Chalman Tamang.

Source: Nepalnews