Night travel banned along landslide-prone Beni–Jomsom highway

Jul 18, 2017-

The local administration here, have decided to halt vehicular movement along the Beni–Jomsom highway during the night time due to the risk of landslides.

The decision comes in view of landslides risks that could cause damages physical properties and even result in human casualties.

A meeting held between Chief District Officer, Raju Prasad Poudel, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Basundhara Khadka, Sub Inspector, Shiva Prasad Pathak, and transport entrepreneurs on Monday took the decision to enforce the ban from Thursday.

As per the decision the road stretch from Galeshwor of Beni municipality – 9 to Danakhanda of Annapurna rural municipality – 3 will be closed during the night from July 20 to August 31.

Source: The Kathmandu Post

Posted by The Times of Everest

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