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Jmu-Sgr highway closed again after being restored partially

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Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir valley with the outside world, was blocked due to mudslide at Mehad, Ramban and shooting stones at Kishtwari Pather, Banihal, officials said.

Earlier the thoroughfare was partially restored for traffic and stranded vehicles between Nashree and Banihal were cleared. However, mudslides at Mehad, Ramban and shooting stones at Kishtwari Pather, Banihal again blocked the highway which remained shut for the better part of the day, the officials added.

On Friday morning, the highway was blocked due to landslide at Gangroo in Ramban.

Meanwhile, Mughal Road, connecting Kashmir Valley’s Shopian district with twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch, remained closed and shall remain so ‘till further notice’ following fresh snowfall, officials said.

 


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