Kashmir highway reopened to light vehicles

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SRINAGAR: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was on Monday reopened for light vehicular traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides triggered by incessant rain in Ramban district of the Jammu region. 

“Light vehicles have been allowed to move from both Jammu and Srinagar today (Monday) morning after earth and rocks were removed from the highway. “Heavy vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway after the situation is reviewed later in the day,” a senior official of the state traffic department said in Jammu. 

The highway, which is over 300-km long, remained closed for two days because of landslides in Ramban district triggered by incessant rain. Weather briefly improved in Kashmir on Monday as bright sunshine broke through the cloud cover after three days, however, the rains again started in the afternoon which continued till late hours in the night.

 

 

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