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Srinagar-Leh Highway closed for vehicular movement

Traffic resumes on highway linking Ladakh with Kashmir
Srinagar-Leh Highway closed for vehicular movement

SRINAGAR: Authorities on Wednesday suspended vehicular movement along the Srinagar-Leh highway after avalanches hit near Zojila Pass in the Kargil area.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kargil told that avalanches hit near Bajrin-Nallah and Shitan Nallah on Zojila Pass following fresh snowfall in the area.

He said that the men and machinery have been pressed into the service to clear the road. “Due to snowfall and avalanches at various places on Zojila axis, upward traffic was not allowed today as a precautionary measure,” he said. However, he said that the standard vehicles have been cleared on Zojila pass—(KNO)


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Srinagar-Leh Highway closed for vehicular movement