SRINAGAR: Due to heavy landslides and shooting stones at Ramban district, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for vehicular traffic on Wednesday.
“Jammu-Srinagar NHW (NH-44) blocked at Mehad Ramban due to shooting stones. People are advised not to travel along Jammu-Srinagar NHW without confirmation from TCU Jammu/Srinagar/Ramban,” Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police in a tweet said.
An official said men and machinery were deployed at the spot but shooting stones were hampering the road restoration work.
Till the filing of this report the road was blocked and hundreds of vehicles were stranded.