Jammu-Srinagar highway closed due to landslide


Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for vehicular traffic due to a landslide in Ramban district on Wednesday.

The 270-kilometre stretch is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.

The landslide took place at Duggi Pulli near Chanderkote, reports stated.

Many heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) and light motor vehicles (LMVs) are stranded at different points on the highway, it added.

The local officials said that men and machinery have been deployed to clear the debris in the area.

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