Srinagar-Jammu Highway Closed After Fresh Landslide

SRINAGAR: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for vehicular traffic due to a landslide in Ramban district on Wednesday.

An official said that the road was blocked by a landslide at Duggi pull near Chanderkote in Ramban. Due to this, many heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) and light motor vehicles (LMVs) are stranded at different points on the highway, he said.

The men and machinery have been deployed to clear the area of the debris, he added.

Meanwhile, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was cleared for stranded vehicles on Monday as road clearance agencies pulled out a rice-loaded truck that was stuck in mud near Panthiyal in Ramban district for nearly 30 hours, officials said.

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