Jammu & Kashmir

Mughal road reopens for traffic

A vehicle moves along the Mughal Road near Heerapora Shopian in south Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Umar Farooq]

Poonch: Mughal road, connecting Poonch-Rajouri and Shopian districts, reopened for traffic after clearance of landslide debris near Mansar Morh on Sunday, officials said.

The thoroughfare was closed on Saturday later afternoon. Subsequently, they said, men and machinery was pressed into services to restore the road for traffic.

DTI Mughal Shoket Amin Khan confirmed to GNS the reopening of the thoroughfare for vehicular traffic. He said stranded vehicles and tribal families, struck along with livestock, are moving towards the respective destination.

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