Landslide disrupts traffic movement on NH 53

Traffic movement resumed on the National Highway 53 late Tuesday evening after a heavy landslide at Manipur`s Tamenlong district blocked the highway connecting Imphal to Silchar.

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010, 12:46 PM IST

Imphal: Traffic movement resumed on the National Highway 53 late Tuesday evening after a heavy landslide at Manipur`s Tamenlong district blocked the highway connecting Imphal to Silchar.
Official reports said the landslide occurred at K. Sinam village, about 38 km west of here, at six AM. Passengers travelling in buses and trucks carrying essential items to Imphal were stranded.
Border Road Task Force workers used heavy duty excavotors to clear the debris on the vital highway at late evening, the reports said.

PTI