B’la witnesses fresh landslide

B’la witnesses fresh landslide

Baramulla: A landslide occurred in Khanpora area of this north Kashmir district on Tuesday.
Officials said the incident happened in the forenoon, disrupting traffic movement on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway until the authorities succeeded in clearing the rubble.
The landslide, according to the authorities, was a result of rains and presence of a stone quarry in the locality.
Meanwhile, the locals at Danakhan, Baramulla, feared that the area may also witness a landslide.
North Kashmir areas have witnessed quite a few landslides in the recent weeks due to inclement weather. Several affected villages are still cut off as their approach roads stand damaged.