The landslide paralyzed traffic on the Transcaucasian highway


Movement on the Transcaucasian highway was closed on Sunday morning due to landslide, the press service of the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in North Ossetia.

“Prohibited the movement of motor vehicles at the site of the village of Buron – Northern portal of the Roki tunnel in both directions with 5.50 third day of July until further notice”, — stated in the message.

The reason was the landslide on the road on 69-m kilometre of the TRANS-Caucasian highway and the inability to secure cars.

The Transcaucasian highway that passes in the highlands, is the only way by which you can get from Russia to South Ossetia.

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