Fri. Sep 20th, 2019

Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

Srinagar/May,25 : Fresh landslides triggered by fresh rains Saturday morning shut Jammu-Srinagar  highway and the road opening groups are working overtime to restore traffic on the highway.

Officials overseeing the movement of traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway said that a heavy landslide triggered by fresh rains hit the highway early Saturday morning at Battery Chashma in Ramban area, adding that “the restoration work is in progress and they expect to clear the highway in few hours”.“For the safety of travellers, the highway is not to be used unless declared safe for traffic. No vehicle will be allowed either from Banihal or Udhampur side,” the officials said.


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