Landslides force closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was on Thursday closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rains in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The landslides caused by heavy rains blocked the highway at Khari today, large number of vehicles are stranded on the highway from both the sides, a police officer said.

The men and machines of Border Road Organisation (BRO) are working to clear the landslide and resume the traffic, the officer said.

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