5 killed, 9 injured as landslide hits mini bus in Doda

5 killed, 9 injured as landslide hits mini bus in Doda

Bhaderwah/Jammu: Five persons, including three women, were killed and nine others injured, when a mini bus came under a boulder after a landslide hit a stretch of road in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district Wednesday, officials said. The mini bus was on its way to Gandoh from Thathri, when the boulder hit it at Piyakul […]

Landslide damages dozen houses in Doda

Landslide damages dozen houses in Doda

Doda: A dozen houses were damaged in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Monday, officials said. No casualty was reported in the the incident, which took place in Dogrun-Bathri village of Kahara tehsil, about 60 km from here, Superintendent of Police, Bhadarwah, Raj Singh Gouria said. Based on preliminary information, Gouria said […]

Landslide disrupts highway traffic, restored after seven hours

Landslide disrupts highway traffic, restored after seven hours

Banihal/Jammu: The traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway resumed after remaining suspended for over seven hours due to a massive landslide in Ramban district Monday, officials said. Over 1,000 passenger vehicles and 1,500 trucks were left stranded on the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, after a […]

Massive landslide blocks highway

Massive landslide blocks highway

Banihal/Jammu: Traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended on Saturday after a massive landslide blocked the arterial road in Ramban district, officials said. A huge landslide occurred at Anokhi Fall in the afternoon, blocking the nearly 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, the officials said. They […]

One dead, four injured in landslide in Ramban

One dead, four injured in landslide in Ramban

Banihal: A 33-year-old man was killed and four others were injured Sunday when a landslide struck a remote village in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A group of labourers was on way to Banihal on foot when they came under the landslide at Khari-Mahoo road near Aarmarg in the morning, a police […]

Landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar highway as snow, rains lash parts of JK

Banihal/Jammu: A landslide blocked the strategic Jammu- Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district on Monday as the high-altitude areas experienced fresh snowfall, while the plains were lashed by rains, officials said. The landslide struck the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, at Kharpora near Banihal around 1.40 […]

Fresh landslide disrupts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, clearance operation underway

Fresh landslide disrupts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, clearance operation underway

Banihal/Jammu: A major landslide struck the Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Ramban district on Saturday, disrupting smooth movement of traffic which was restored after three days of closure owing to fresh snowfall and multiple landslides, officials said. The landslide completely blocked the highway near Maroog around 1 pm, leaving thousands of Kashmir-bound vehicles, which were allowed from […]

Two engineers killed in Kishtwar landslide

Two engineers killed in Kishtwar landslide

Jammu: Two engineers of a private company engaged in construction of 1,000-MW Pakal Dul hydroelectric project were killed in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, officials said on Saturday. The deceased were identified as senior mechanical engineer Gurmeet Singh and resident electric engineer Vijay Gupta, residents of Jammu and Kathua respectively, they said. […]

Three killed in landslides in Poonch, Reasi

Three killed in landslides in Poonch, Reasi

Jammu: Three persons, including a minor, were killed and another injured when landslides hit two places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Reasi districts, officials said Friday. A vehicle, carrying three persons in Poonch district, was hit by a landslide at Baila area on the Mandi-Fatehpur road Thursday night, they said. One person, identified as […]

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