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Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

The landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel around 12 noon, stopping traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side of the Expressway.

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The Mumbai-Pune Expressway was hit by a landslide on Sunday July 19, 2015 around 12 noon. (Express Photo)

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According to the Pune Rural Police, the landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel of the Expressway causing traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side to stop. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Two people were killed and five others were seriously injured in the incident. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Police said that rocks from the landslid efell directly on the car the victims were travelling in. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Reports have also said that the landslide has affected three more vehicles including a trailer. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Authorities work to clear debris as the commuters are forced to halt. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Damaged car outside the Adhoshi tunnel near Pune on Pune-Mumbai expressway. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Rescue operation is currently under way and it will take 36 hours to restore normalcy. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Policemen inspect a damaged car pulled out of the debris. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)

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Landslides are frequently been reported on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway during monsoons. (Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar)