Srinagar-Leh thrown open for traffic after 4 months

Srinagar: The 434-km Srinagar-Leh national highway, the only road connecting the Kashmir Valley with the frontier region of Ladakh, was thrown open today Afternoon for carrying essential supply vehicles after remaining closed for about four months.

The highway was thrown open for the traffic carrying essential supplies

Official we were allowed to move towards Ladakh and in second phase trucks carrying vegetables and other essential commodities permitted to ply from Srinagar towards Kargil.

Pertinently Srinagar-Leh highway remained closed for about four months from Dec.

The road was closed due to heavy snowfall, especially on the Zojilla Pass that connects the Valley with the cold desert Ladakh region.

 

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