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J&K Highway closed due to landslide

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 15:49

Jammu: The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar
national highway, the only surface link with Kashmir Valley, was Friday closed due to landslide in Ramban district of Jammu
and Kashmir.

"The highway has been closed due to landslide at Shatani
Nallah area in Ramban district today," police officials said.
Due to the closure of the highway, over 400 vehicles
are stranded at various places.

The men and machines of Border Road Oraganisation (BRO)
are working to clear the landslide, they said.
By this evening BRO is expected to restore the traffic
between Jammu and Srinagar.

The highway was earlier closed from January 5 to January
8 due to heavy snowfall.


First Published: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 15:49
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