Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to shooting stones, landslides

Srinagar-Jammu highway. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed for vehicular traffic due to shooting stones and landslides at Ramban, officials said on Monday.

“Jammu-Srinagar (NH-44) blocked at Cafeteria, Mehar, Ramban due to mudslide and shooting stones. Also SSG road blocked at Drass due to cloud brust. However, Mughal road through for vehicular movement,” news agency IANS quoted Jammu and Kashmir Traffic police as saying.

The highway is the lifeline of the Kashmir and the main road link connecting valley with the rest of the country.

Kashmir bound trucks laden with essential supplies and other vehicles pass through the highway and fruit carrying trucks from the valley head for rest of the country through this road.

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