Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for fourth consecutive day


The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain closed on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day following fresh snowfall in Bannihal sector, an official said.

An official said that the debris of an avalanche that hit the Jawahar Tunnel has been removed and both tubes made functional, traffic cannot be allowed on the highway as the road has turned slippery.

“The decision has been taken keeping the safety of travellers in mind,” he said.

“Intending travellers have been advised not to undertake the journey without contacting the control rooms in Jammu and Srinagar,” said an official.


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