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Upper Lars checkpoint closed over landslide in Kazbegi

Upper Lars checkpoint closed over landslide in Kazbegi

PanARMENIAN.Net - Georgian Military Road is closed due to landslide in Georgian settlement of Kazbegi.

As Interfax was told at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of North Ossetia, the landslip blocked the the highway. Traffic has been banned from 11 am, April 15 over impossibility of ensuring safe passage of vehicles.

Passage of transit vehicles is currently prohibited at Vladikavkaz-Lars in both directions until the Commission on Emergency Situations issues a special instruction.

Georgian Military Road - Upper Lars checkpoint links Russia with South Caucasian countries, particularly with Armenia.

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