Siddhartha Highway blocked due to landslide

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The Siddhartha Highway has been blocked due to landslides caused by rain since yesterday.

 According to Rajendra Prasad Adhikari, Deputy Superintendent of Police and Spokesperson at the District Police Office, Syangja, the landslide has completely blocked the Siddhartha Highway at Fedikhola Gaonpalika-2, Bhalupahad.

The Pokhara-Syangja section of Siddhartha Highway has been closed due to the landslide. 

A landslide is still occurring at the site where the road has been extended in Bhalupahad, said a police spokesperson. 

Although the road has been opened in coordination with the Road Department and related agencies, it will take time to open the road due to rain. There is a traffic jam on the road now.