Nagaland

DC Dimapur order total restriction of movement on the stretch of NH-29 till further order

In view of heavy rockslides between Chumukedima Police check post till New Chumukedima Village, the DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan on February 2nd said, the road from Chathe River Bridge (Patkai bridge) to Kukidolong is closed with immediate effect

Dimapur, February 02 (NEx): In view of heavy rockslides between Chumukedima Police check post till New Chumukedima Village, the DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan on February 2nd said, the road from Chathe River Bridge (Patkai bridge) to Kukidolong is closed with immediate effect till further order.

The DC further mentioned that the restriction is necessitated as a precautionary measure to prevent any injury, loss of lives and damage to property.

DC also advised the general public to take the alternative route from Dimapur to Kohima / Kohima to Dimapur for light vehicles only, which is available via 7th Mile – New DC office – Shokhuvi – Razaphe – Mhaikam – Pimla – Mhainamtsi – Jhornapani / Medziphema and vice versa.

Major Rockslide on NH-29 Near T L Park Area, between Chumukedima and Kukidolong damaged at least three vehicles causing serious injuries to two people on Tuesday morning, a primary report said.