Srinagar-Jammu Highway Remains Closed

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

The vital Srinagar-Jammu highway is closed for second consecutive day after heavy rains resulted in landslides.

“Heavy rains throughout the night triggered landslides at Kheri in Udhampur district and also at some places in the Ramban district, forcing authorities to close the highway,” officials were quoted as having said.

The on-going Hindu pilgrimage Amarnath Yatra was also suspended.

“No pilgrim was allowed to proceed from Jammu to the valley,” they said.

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