Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Moving bus gets stuck in nascent sinkhole on Pokhara road

Posted by Anup Baral September 6th, 2016 :Two sinkholes suddenly opened up on the road in Gairapatan, near Chipledhunga and Mahendrapul, in the tourist city of Pokhara in Kaski district on Sunday. Sinkholes are gradually growing as land around it caved in. A four-storey house adjacent to the road has been directly affected by the sinkholes that extended below its foundation.
Sinkholes, however, have not caused any human casualty, according to the Kaski District Police Office. Shankar Parajuli, a local resident, suspected that rain water undermined the ground causing the sinkholes to form on the road that lacked proper drainage system. Locals are terrorised after seeing the growing sinkholes that are about 10 feet deep.

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