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Landslide at Imphal-Jiri road: Hundreds of Passenger and goods ferrying vehicles stranded

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Imphal, June 2:

Large number of vehicles that were transporting people of the state who are returning from outside and various trucks ferrying essential commodities were stranded today on the Imphal Jiri Highway because of landslide occurring at various places along the route.

Report reaching here said that heavy landslide occurred at Sibilong area following heavy rain yesterday and had slide down a makeshift hut and a shop blocking the road.

At the same time another mudslide occurred in between Oinamlong and Noney. At Sinam village area too landslide occurred due to heavy rain also blocking the Imphal - Jiribam road.

Officials of the state government and the High way maintenance group are trying hard to clear the road, however till the filling of this story the road could not be cleared.

On the other hand the water level of Barak River is reported to be alarming. Villagers staying at the bank of the river have been warned to evacuate the place to safer place.

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Huirem Naresh, a resident of Keishamthong Elangbam has been with Imphal Times since its start, 2013. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Naresh is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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