Three killed, two injured as landslide occurs on Mumbai-Pune highway

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Mumbai: Three persons were killed and two others have been injured in a major landslide near the Adoshi tunnel when boulders fell on three cars while entering the tunnel.

The incident occurred near Adoshi tunnel situated 30 kms away from Panvel on Pune-Mumbai expressway causing traffic congestion in the area. The landslide occurred on the Mumbai carriageway but boulders fell on both the lanes.

The traffic returned to normalcy by the afternoon but the Mumbai lane of the expressway is still blocked due to the ongoing rescue operations. The traffic has been diverted along the Old Mumbai-Pune highway for the time being.

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