Landslide obstructs transport in western Nepal

18:29, August 20, 2010      

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Landslides triggered by incessant rain have obstructed transport services in various western districts of the country on Friday.

The Salayan-Dang section of road has been obstructed due to a landslide caused by a continuous rain from Thursday night.

The landslide occurred near Kothari Khola of the district, halting all transport services along the section of the road, according to Area Police Office.

The Dang-Kapilvastu section of the East-West Highway have been obstructed due to a landslide that occurred at Dobato of Kapilvastu district, according to police at Bhaluwang.

Likewise, transport services have been halted along the Ridi- Rudraweni section road due to a landslide at Saghure of Gulmi district, said the District Police Office.

Source: Xinhua

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