Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar-Leh highway closed after snow avalanche

A panoramic view of Srinagar-Leh highway. [File Photo]

Ganderbal: Srinagar-Leh highway was on Monday afternoon closed for traffic after a snow avalanche blocked the road near Cafeteria Morh in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Beacon official told news agency Kashmir News Observer that SSG road is blocked due to snow avalanche near Cafeteria Morh.

Meanwhile, several vehicles are stranded in Sonamarg area after the road got closed.

An official said men and machinery have been pressed into service to clear the road.

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