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Commuters face 3-hour traffic snarl in Bangalore’s KR Puram

As angry commuters took toTwitter requesting the police to clear the traffic, this is the second such incident in a week.

Published: 03rd November 2018 04:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th November 2018 10:36 AM   |  A+A-

Bangalore Traffic

Traffic is a major woe in Bangalore | Photo: BBC

By Online Desk

BENGALURU: While traffic in Bengaluru has always been a huge issue for its citizens, commuters travelling at KR Puram on Saturday morning had to face many woes as a Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus broke down near the Tin Factory bus stop at 6 AM resulting in a traffic jam lasting for over 3 hours.

The situation worsened as workers of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) were digging up the road near the bus stop, hence, vehicles could not move until the bus was out of the way. As angry commuters took to Twitter requesting the police to clear the block, police officers rushed to the spot and towed the bus away.


This is the second such incident in a week after GAIL officials asked the traffic police to divert vehicular movement on the ITPL main road as a precautionary measure in Whitefield on Monday.

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