Sonamarg road closed after heavy snowfall

Sonamarg road closed after heavy snowfall
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Sheikh Anees
Ganderbal: After remaining closed since four winter months recently opened road to famous tourist resort of Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district has been closed again due to fresh snowfall.
Sonamarg and its adjoining areas have been receiving fresh snowfall since Wednesday evening.
Police officials said the road leading to famous health resort has been closed due to fresh snowfall and chances of slides along the route, due to which the traffic on the road has been suspended temporarily as “a precautionary measure”.
They said that about 2ft of fresh snow has accumulated at the tourist resort.
Fresh snowfall was also witnessed at Zojilla, Meenmarg and Zero point on Srinagar-leh highway.
Station House Officer (SHO) police station Sonamarg Nissar Ahmed said that the road was closed as a precautionary measure in view of the fresh snowfall.

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