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Landslide halts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

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SRINAGAR: Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, was halted on Thursday following a landslide at Chamalwas, Banihal area of Ramban district.

A traffic department official told that restoration work was underway.

Meanwhile, Mughal Road, connecting Shopian with Poonch and Rajouri districts, remained closed for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation at Peer Ki Gali.

Also,Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri, road remained shut for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation on Zoji la axis and has been closed till further orders. Kishtwar-Sinthan road also remained closed in view of snow accumulation, the traffic department official said. (GNS)

 

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