Landslide cuts off NH 29; heavy vehicles stranded on Kohima-Dimapur road

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The NH 29 between Dimapur and Kohima remained cut off for the second day following a major landslide at the Kohima Municipal Council old dumping site on Sunday.

The National Highway 29 connects Nagaland’s commercial hub Dimapur with the capital town Kohima and also serves as a lifeline to several districts of the state and neighbouring Manipur.

The Kohima district administration said light vehicles are being rerouted via Jotsoma Bypass Road.

However, there was no option for heavy vehicles at the moment.

Also read: Massive landslides block NH-29 in Nagaland

After the highway was cut off, a large number of heavy vehicles, including trucks carrying essential goods to Manipur, were stranded on both sides of the affected area....

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