J&K highway hit by landslides, closed for traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic on Monday due to landslides in Udhampur district, leaving 200 vehicles stranded.

Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic on Monday due to landslides in Udhampur district, leaving 200 vehicles stranded.

The landslides hit the highway at Samroli area of the district, police said.

The men and machines of Border Road Organisation (BRO) have started clearance operations in the area.

However, a cavalcade of vehicles carrying Amarnath pilgrims to Kashmir Valley had crossed the area before the landslides hit the highway.

PTI

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