Truck gets stuck as road caves in near Kailash Chowk, Ludhiana

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 7

A portion of a road caved in near Kailash Chowk, Ludhiana, on Thursday when a truck was passing over the stretch. The truck got stuck in the damaged part of the road. The exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained.

MC SDO (O&M branch) Anshul Garcha said MC’s water supply pipeline was damaged due to which the water supply had got affected in Shahi Mohalla, Guru Nanak Pura, Deep Nagar and nearby areas. Residents have demanded from the MC for early restoration of the water supply in the affected areas. He alleged that the truck was overloaded when the incident occurred. The old dart sewer system is also passing beneath the road.

“Employees have been deployed to repair the damaged water supply pipe and the road portion. The repair work is expected to be completed soon,” he said.

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