SRINAGAR: As many as 274 tankers and trucks crossed Jawahar Tunnel by Wednesday evening, giving some relief to the crisis of essentials in the valley, officials said.
These included 81 LPG trucks, 67 petrol tankers, 91 diesel tankers, and 35 Kerosene oil tankers, officials said, adding that more than 300 tankers are in transit and expected to reach Kashmir valley shortly.
“The prevailing shortage of essential supplies particularly Petrol, Diesel, LPG and Kerosene Oil has ended with arrival of sufficient stocks after clearance of road stretched in Ramban where massive landslides had disrupted the movement of traffic,” an official statement issued here said.
Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan reviewed the availability of stocks and distribution process with Deputy Commissioners, Director FCS&CA and other senior officers. He said that sufficient stocks have been received and further additional supply is in transit.