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Landslide obstructs Kathmandu-Hetauda road

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HETAUDA — Kathmandu-Hetauda road under the Madan Bhandari Highway has been disrupted by a landslide triggered by a rain last night at Manebhanjgyan and Sukaura dam of Sisneri.

Passenger buses and other vehicles heading to Hetauda from Kathmandu have been stuck midway, stranding hundreds of passengers.

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A team of technicians along with a dozer has been sent to the affected site to clear debris, and the road would be cleared till today noon, said Chief District Officer Chakra Bahadur Buda.

Likewise, one-way traffic has been allowed following clearance of Hetauda-Kathmandu road under the Tribhuvan Highway that was obstructed by a landslide caused by a rain last night at Mahavir and Satghumti.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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