The Baglung section of the Mid-Hills Highway has been blocked

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Baglung Highway Blocked


The Baglung section of the Mid-Hills (Pushpalal) Highway has been blocked due to continuous rains.

The road has been blocked due to the landslide at Baglung Municipality-3 Bokse, Suntali Ghumti above Achheta of Kathekhola village and the landslide at Bayaldanda.

Engineer Ujjwal Sharma of the Highway Planning Office informed that landslides fell in two places and the road was blocked due to mudslides. Necessary equipment has been deployed at three places to clear the road blocked by landslides after continuous rains.

The target is to open the road by this afternoon. Another project of national pride, Kaligandaki Corridor and the road to Baglung-Balewa has also been blocked due to the rains, said Information Officer at the District Police Office, Iqbal Hawari.

The highway has been blocked and passengers have been stranded after a landslide fell on the Sahasradhara of the mountain under Baglung-Pokhara road.

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