Landslides in 20 spots affect traffic movement on key Arunachal road
Two days of heavy monsoon rain led to massive landslides at more than 20 locations along the vital Balipara-Charduar-Tawang (BCT) Road in western Arunachal Pradesh, severely affecting movement of vehicular traffic, a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) official said on Sunday.
No casualty was reported due to the landslides which occurred in West Kameng district following heavy rain on Friday and Saturday.
On receiving the information of landslides, the organisation mobilised men and machinery and started work on a war footing to restore connectivity by filling the breaches and clearing debris, BRO commander Col Anil Kotial said.
The stranded vehicles started moving through the affected areas from Saturday night while restoration works continued till Sunday, he said.
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