Jammu & Kashmir

Shooting stones, mudslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway

Landslide on Srinagar-Jammu highway. File Photo]

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu highway has been closed for vehicular traffic due to shooting stones on the road stretch between Ramban and Banihal, officials said on Wednesday.

A Traffic official told news agency Kashmir Dot Com that mudslides and shooting stones have been reported from various stretches between Ramban and Banihal. Highway is closed till further clearance, he said.

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

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