Published On: Sun, Jul 19th, 2015

3 feared dead in landslide on Mumbai-Pune expressway

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Mumbai: Three people are feared dead after a landslide on the Mumbai Pune Expressway today. Due to the landslide, the busy expressway has been closed for traffic.
The landslide took place near the Adoshi Tunnel which is close to Lonavala. An ambulance has been rushed to the spot.

The landslide occurred near Adoshi tunnel some 30 kms from Panvel on the Pune-Mumbai expressway in Sunday around 12.15pm, causing traffic congestion as both the carriageways were blocked due to the rubble and boulders. The landslide occurred on the Mumbai carriageway but boulders fell on both the lanes.

Both the lanes of the expressway have been closed and the Highway Police have appealed to motorists to use the old Mumbai-Pune road.

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