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Watch | Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, vehicles buried under debris

Massive Landslide Occurred Near Dhalli Tunnel On Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway. As A Result, Many Vehicles Are Buried Under Debris. The Traffic Movement On The Highway Has Been Affected.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 02 Sep 2017, 09:29:53 PM

New Delhi:

Massive landslide occurred near Dhalli Tunnel on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway. As a result, many vehicles are buried under debris. The traffic movement on the highway has been affected.

A video released by news agency ANI shows that a part of the hill fell down on roads taking away many cars which were plying on the road.

Part of a temple also damaged in the landslide that occured near Dhalli Tunnel.

"People who were stuck in houses below were rescued, 2-3 empty cars still under debris from landslide; no casualties," said DSP City, Shimla Police.

Road clearing operation is currently underway at site of landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway near Dhalli Tunnel.

The Chandigarh-Shimla highway has witnessed many landslides in the past. Construction work on four-laning of the highway is on full swing under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

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First Published : 02 Sep 2017, 04:21:03 PM