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Himachal: NH 3 blocked near Mandi due to landslide

ANI
Published : Jul 27, 2019, 3:19 pm IST
Updated : Jul 27, 2019, 3:19 pm IST

The landslide occurred five kilometres off Mandi town with huge boulders falling on the road.

NH-3 blocked due to landslide near Mandi. (Photo: ANI)
 NH-3 blocked due to landslide near Mandi. (Photo: ANI)

Mandi: The National Highway 3 between Chandigarh and Manali was on Saturday morning blocked for traffic movement near Mandi due to a landslide triggered by incessant rains in the region.

The landslide occurred five kilometres off Mandi town with huge boulders falling on the road.

 

"NH 3 (Chandigarh-Manali) Highway is blocked near Mandi town due to landslide after heavy rain in the region. Restoration is underway and the road is expected to be clear in two hours," a release by the traffic department said.

Several tourists are stranded on either side of the road.

Tags: himachal pradesh, mandi, landslide
Location: India, Himachal Pradesh