Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed as massive landslide occurs in Ramban

A file photo of landslide on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

Srinagar: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, shall remain closed for traffic today (Thursday), officials said.

“On January 13, the vehicular movement on Jammu-Srinagar highway will remain suspended due to huge landslide and continuous shooting stones at Mehad Ramban,” a traffic department official said.

“People are advised/requested not to undertake any journey on Jammu-Srinagar NHW till the restoration work is completed,” the official added. The thoroughfare was closed shortly after traffic was restored for the movement of stranded passenger light-medium vehicles (LMVs) this afternoon.

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