Landslide in Koraput disrupts train service

Koraput: A major landslide near Dumuriput area in the district has disrupted train services from Koraput-Vishakhapatnam this afternoon.

According to officials, loose mud and rocks slid down from the hills between Dumuriput and Damanjodi area, 19 km away from the district blocking the railway track.

All trains plying via these routes have been cancelled, informed a railway official.

Meanwhile, railway officials rushed to the spot and started operations to clear the railway line.

Similarly, train services were also affected after a land slide near Machakunda area.