Manipur cuts off from India as crucial Barak Bridge collapses

Barak Bridge that connects Manipur with other states of India collapsed on Monday morning, said State transport dept. official.

Provider: IANS Posted By : Ankit Pal
Manipur cuts off from India as crucial Barak Bridge collapses
Manipur cuts off from India as crucial Barak Bridge collapses
New Delhi:

Barak Bridge that connects Manipur with other states of India collapsed on Monday morning, said State transport dept. official.

The bridge collapsed after NH-102 faced a major landslide at Viswema in neighbouring Nagaland. 

The incident has left over 200 goods-laden trucks stranded on the highway. The repairing work on the bridge has been started.

The Barak Bridge is located along the Imphal-Jiribam highway and passes through the hill district of Tamenglong.

The highway, considered as the second lifeline of the border state, assumed greater importance after a massive landslide at Viswema in neighbouring Nagaland cut off the major Imphal-Dimapur national highway.

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