Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar-Jammu highway shut due to snowfall, shooting stones

A file photo of landslide on Srinagar-jammu highway.

Qazigund: The traffic movement on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was stopped on Friday after a snowfall and shooting stones on the route.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that traffic movement was stopped in view of snowfall in the Ramban sector and Qazigund.

“There were shooting stones at the Ramban-Banihal sector as well,” he said.

He said men and machinery have been pressed into services for the restoration of the highway.

The official said vehicular traffic will resume as and when snowfall stops and the road gets cleared.


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