Shimla, Feb 23
The Manali-ATR-Keylong National highway was blocked by an avalanche at Beeling Nullah in Lahaul-Spiti district on Wednesday, state disaster Management authority informed.
Spokesperson of SDMA Sudesh Mokta said that an Avalanche hit the NH-3 near Beeling Nullah and the road was blocked for vehicular movement on Manali-Attal Tunnel and Keylong . Border road organisation (BRO) started the snow clearance work . No loss of any kind is reported in this incident.
Also, the GREF Camp was hit by a boulder and landslide near Jungle Camp yesterday. A snowcutter deployed to clear the rubble from the hill, was badly damaged due the same on the Tindi-Killar road is completely blocked for vehicular movement again. The BRO said that it is not likely to open for vehicular traffic immediately. A crane has been requisitioned from Manali to clear the snowcutter from the road.
Deputy Commissioner Lahaul Spiti Neeraj Kumar said BRO has started the work of road clearance likely to be open by this evening.
In another four persons were injured in a mishap occurred when a snow slide hit a vehicle (no HP 06A 6203 ) and it rolled down in the gorge Near Bathnal the vehicle was going to Thanedar from Narkanda District Shimla . In the mishap four persons were injured who were hospitalised at Narkanda hospital. The Public works snowcutter is clearing the Road.