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Landslide forces road closure in Santa Praxedes


By Liezle Basa Iñigo


NUEVA VISCAYA — A landslide has rendered both lanes of the national road in Barangay San Juan, Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province impassable yesterday morning, the Department of Public Works and Highways Region 2 office (DPWH-RO2), here, reported.

Closed to traffic was the Manila North Road at Kilometer (Km) 591+400 in Barangay San Juan, Sta. Praxedes, said DPWH RO2 Public Information Officer Wilson Valdez.

Valdez said heavy equipment and personnel have already been deployed for clearing operations.

Meanwhile, Valdez also warned motorists against flooded road sections at Km 604+900-Km 605+200 in Barangay Kilkiling, Claveria, Cagayan.

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