Gangtok, July 28, 2019:
Chilling visuals have emerged from Sikkim which shows a boulder falling on a truck due to landslide. The truck was crushed like a toy after a big portion of rock fell on it as onlookers looked on in amazement.
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The incident of the landslide was caught on camera. Luckily, the driver of the vehicle had enough time to flee before the incident.
The spine-chilling incident occured Reshi, Nayabazar- Legship road in West Sikkim. The truck which was earlier stuck in the middle of the road and was swept away by land slide.
For a while, the road was closed at Ghiti Khani near Reshi, light vehicles can divert from Kamling-Suldung.
Owner of the truck is Pawan Agrawal of Singtam. The truck didn’t start in between the landslide zone and driver ran away. The said truck( SK 01 D 0407) was returning to Jorethang from Geyzing falls under Soreng Sub Division.
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