Kohima: The vehicular movement of traffic along the Kohima-Dimapur link at NH-29 has been restored as landslide occurred in an area near Chumoukedima police check gate due to the alleged construction of the four-lane highway hampered the movement of vehicles.
Taking to Twitter, Dimapur Police tweeted “Vehicular traffic fully restored at the landslide affected area near Chumoukedima Police check gate on NH 29#Drive safe Nagaland”
The road construction at NH 29 allegedly disrupted vehicular traffic cutting off Kohima-Dimapur link, after a landslide occurred near Chumoukedima police check gate. While no casualty has been reported, over 100 vehicles are stranded due to the landslide.
Earlier, speaking with EastMojo, additional deputy commissioner of police and PRO Relo Aye, confirmed that over 100 metres of the stretch was affected by the landslide which was caused due to the ongoing road construction. He also said that if the restoration work is carried intensively, it may likely be open for vehicles to ply within 4-5 hours.
The landslide occurred around 4:45 pm and over eight machineries are reportedly engaged in road restoration work along the affected stretch, which is over a kilometer away from Chumoukedima Police check gate towards Kohima.