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Landslides obstruct Jaya Prithvi Highway

2021 Aug 20, 11:20, Kathmandu
This image shows vehicular movement along Jayaprithvi Highway in Purchaudi Municipality-6 of Baitadi district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The highway that connects Baitadi's Khodpe with Bajhang's Chainpur was onstructed for two days after landslide occurred at Dolpamod. Photo: RSS

Vehicular movement along the Jaya Prithvi Highway has been obstructed from early morning today following the landslides that occurred in Patan Municipality of Baitadi district.

Police Inspector, Bodharaj Ojha said that the highway was obstructed after the landslides at Jhaulek and Dholyamod in Patan Municipality-8.

Attempts are ongoing to clear the debris and resume the vehicular movement, said Ojha.

Vehicles coming to Bajhang from other districts and heading to Kathmandu, Dhangadhi, Mahendranagar, Dadeldhura, and Baitadi from Bajhang district are stranded due to the obstruction.


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