(Updated) Traffic movement resumes along landslide-blocked Narayangadh-Muglin road

A view of the blacktopped Narayangadh-Muglin road section as captured on June 6, 2018.

Chitwan, September 17

Traffic movement has resumed along Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan that was blocked by a landslide in the wee hours of Thursday.

District Traffic Police Office says police personnel successfully cleared the landslide debris and reopened the road at around 11:30 am.

(Updated at 12:30 pm)

Landslide blocks Narayangadh-Muglin road yet again

File: A landslide along Narayangadh-Muglin road

Chitwan, September 17

A landslide at Chorkilo along Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan has blocked the road that connects Kathmandu with the East-West Highway, on Thursday morning.

The District Traffic Police Office says the landslide occurred at around 4:30 am today blocked the road at Charkilo of Ichchhakamana rural municipality of the district. DSP Surya Thapa, the District Police Office Spokesperson, says efforts are underway to remove the landslide debris and resume the traffic movement.

As the long-route transportation has resumed after around six months just on Thursday, hundreds of passengers have been stuck halfway due to the landslide.

The road frequently gets obstructed due to landslides. The road has experienced over one dozen landslides just in the past week.

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