Srinagar-Jammu highway briefly closed due to landslides

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was briefly closed for traffic following multiple landslides triggered by incessant rains on Moday.

“Multiple landslides at Mehar and Seeri and triggered shooting of stones from a hillock at Panthyal, which forced closure of the highway early this morning,” a spokesman of the traffic control room said.

He said men and machines of the BRO were immediately pressed into service and the highway was opened for traffic around 1030 hours after few hours of closure.




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