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Sonmarg-Zojjila road closed as higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

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GANDERBAL: Authorities on Monday closed Sonamarg-Zojjila road was after the upper reaches of Zojila in the Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir received fresh snowfall.

Reports said that Sonamarg, Menimarg and Drass areas received fresh snowfall on Sunday evening. Traffic officials said that keeping in view slippery conditions and fresh snowfall, Sonamarg-Zojjila road has been closed as a precautionary measure. “The traffic was temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to avoid any incident,” he said.

The Beacon officials said that men and machinery are on job to restore the traffic—(KNO)


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