Landslide disrupts traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway, Restoration work underway

Srinagar: The two-way vehicular traffic movement was halted on Thursday afternoon on Srinagar- Jammu National Highway after a landslide struck on the road near Chamalwas Banihal, official sources said.

A Traffic Police official told news agency Kashmir News Trust that the movement of vehicular traffic came to a halt on the highway after a huge landslide struck on the highway near Chamalwas Banihal in the afternoon. “Due to the fresh landslide hundreds of vehicles remained stuck,” the official said.

The highway was open for two-way traffic on Thursday.

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Concerned agencies of NHAI have pressed into service their men and machinery for clearing the landslide from the highway.

The clearance operation was in progress till the filing of this report. (KNT)

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