Chandigarh-Manali highway blocked for traffic following landslide in Mandi

Chandigarh-Manali highway blocked for traffic following landslide in Mandi

Landslide on Chandigarh-Manali highway at 7 mile in Mandi. Tribune Photo: Jai Kumar

Tribune News Service

Dipender Manta Mandi

Mandi, August 5

Chandigarh-Manali highway was on Friday blocked for traffic movement between Mandi and Kullu due to a massive landslide at 7 Mile, a few km ahead of Mandi towards Kullu.

According to police, the traffic movement has completely come to a standstill due to the landslide. A large number of vehicles either coming to Mandi from Kullu or going to Kullu from Mandi side were stuck.

Police have diverted light vehicles between Mandi and Kullu via Mandi-Kataula-Kullu route. This road is fit only for the movement of light vehicles.

The movement of heavy vehicles has been stopped beyond Mandi towards Kullu from the Mandi-side and beyond Pandoh towards Mandi from the Kullu side.

Restoration work of highway is underway in the area.

#Kullu #Manali

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