Beni-Jomsom street posing risk to individuals’s lives

Beni-Jomsom road posing threat to people’s lives

Myagdi, August 17

Amamaya Garbuja of Begkhola, Raghuganga Rural Municipality, sustained accidents after a mound of landslide hit her whereas heading in the direction of Dana of Myagdi from Ghasa of Mustang yesterday.

She fractured her left hand when she slipped round 10 metres right down to the banks of the Kaligandaki River attributable to landslide. Military personnel, police and locals rescued her from the particles. She was then taken to Beni Hospital for additional therapy.

In one more incident, a landslide that occurred in Nagdhunga of Annapurna Rural Municipality on July 21 took the lifetime of Jhalak Pun, 32, of ward three of the identical rural municipality.

He died on the spot after being buried within the landslide whereas heading house in Kavre from Beni.

Likewise, Gyan Bahadur Pun of Mangala Rural Municipality, met a tragic loss of life after he fell into the Kaligandaki River from a cliff in Annapurna Rural Municipality on July 14. His physique was discovered the following day within the river.

Previously one month, two individuals have misplaced their lives and one has sustained accidents in landslides alongside the Beni-Jomsom street part.

Journey alongside the street stretch has turn into precarious attributable to recurring incidents of landslide. The roads are fairly congested so accidents are frequent, mentioned locals.

Travellers should undergo numerous landslide-prone locations alongside the Beni-Jomsom street which has been obstructed since July 10.

Jeet Bahadur Purja, a neighborhood of Dana, mentioned issues in altering automobiles on the street part and precarious passage by way of landslide particles have made journey unsafe and unreliable. The 76-km Beni-Jomsom street part has been disrupted attributable to landslides, which has made life laborious right here, he mentioned.

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A model of this text seems in e-paper on August 18, 2020, of The Himalayan Instances.

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