SRINAGAR: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for vehicular movement due to landslides and shooting stones at Mehar, officials said on Monday.

Traffic police in a Tweet said, “NH-44 blocked due to landslide/shooting stones at Mehar. People are advised not to travel till restoration.”

The traffic police said that the clearance work on the road is in progress.

Meanwhile, a large number of trucks laden with essential supplies are stranded in the Ramban district as the highway remains blocked due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.


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