Traffic resumes on Srinagar-Leh highway

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Sonamarg: The traffic movement on a Sonamarag-Drass stretch of strategic 434 kms Srinagar- Leh highway resumed on Friday afternoon after remaining closed since Wednesday evening.
The road was closed after landslides hit the Sonamrag-Drass stretch of the highway in Zojila area at zero point and other places Wednesday evening forcing suspension of traffic movement in Zojila area.
BRO pressed men and machinery into service since Thursday morning and cleared the slides from the road, an official said.
A traffic police officer said Friday afternoon that traffic was allowed to move on Zojila stretch at 3Pm Friday.
“Initially traffic movement was allowed from Drass to Sonamarag and then it will be allowed from Sonamarag to Drass “.He said ..