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Landslides block roads in Sikkim

Landslides triggered by heavy rains have blocked roads near Lachen in North Sikkim, official sources said on Thursday.



Gangtok: Landslides triggered by heavy rains have blocked roads near Lachen in North Sikkim, official sources said on Thursday.

About half a km ahead of Lachen at Suphu Chu a landslide at 1 am cut off the road connection, the sources said.

Another landslide at Menchekyong which is 1 km from Lachen on the way to Thangu has blocked the road here, they said.

A third landslide at Zema I, which is 2 km from Lachen has also been reported. Official sources said that it might take another 2-3 days for army personnel to clear the roads.

A landslide had also blocked the road between Chungthang and Lachung at Khedung, however, traffic on this road is likely to resume by tomorrow, the sources added.

PTI

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