Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was on Friday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts.

Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains
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Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was on Friday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts.

Over 200 vehicles stranded at different places on the highway have been cleared after the road reopened.

The highway was closed following landslides triggered by rains in Udhampur and Ramban districts yesterday.

The men and machines of BRO worked round-the-clock and cleared the blockade on the 300-km-long highway.

"Traffic on the national highway has been restored with the rest of the country after suspension due to landslides triggered?by heavy overnight rains," police officials said.bulls face off with matadors in the city's bull ring in the afternoon.