Jammu & Kashmir

JK Highway reopens after two days, only stranded vehicles allowed to move

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar Highway was reopened for traffic on Friday night after two days of closure due to landslides in Ramban district.

The closure had left at least 3000 vehicles stranded.

The highway was reopened for vehicular traffic tonight (Friday) after clearance of debris at Digdol, officials said.

The authorities have allowed only the stranded vehicles to move, they said.

Earlier, during the work of the clearance of the landslides at Digdol on highway, fresh landslide took place resulting in closure of highway for the second day, they said.

As result of blockade, over 2500 heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) and 500 light motor vehicles (LMVs) were stranded at different parts of the highway.

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