Landslide on the Sichuan-Tibet highway in China interrupted transport

Sichuan-Tibet highwayOn Saturday, in a landslide caused by heavy rains that interrupted traffic on the Sichuan-Tibet highway. Were blocked by at least 400 people and 100 vehicles, said rescuers.

Information, but no casualties were reported.

According to the officer, armed police in charge of the rescue operation, which involves 20 people, coming off a landslide occurred at about 7:30 am today in Bomi County, Tibet Autonomous Region / South-Western China /.

As a result of the landslide on the highway linking Tibet with the neighboring province of Sichuan, descended 2.800 cubic meters of sand and rocks that blocked about 30 meters of road. Fortunately, no one was injured, said the officer.

The exact time of the full restoration of traffic on the highway is not yet known.

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