Kupwara-Tanghdar road closed for traffic on weather advisory

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KUPWARA: District administration in Kupwara announced closure of Kupwara-Tangdar road for any traffic movement on Wednesday in the backdrop of the possible spell of fresh snowfall near the Sadna top and at other places.
The area has witnessed fresh snowfall and rains from Monday night and to avoid any untoward incident authorities took the step of closing the road for vehicular movement. The advisory would be reviewed after the improvement in weather.
Tehsildar Karnah told media persons that road has been closed for traffic after the fresh snowfall. He said the road is too dangerous and we don’t want to take any risk. Eleven people were killed recently when an avalanche hit the road near Sadna Top in which two vehicles were buried under the snow along-with passengers.