J&K highway closed due to landslide in Ramban

DN Bureau

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic due to a landslide in Ramban district that left over 1800 vehicles stranded.

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Banihal/Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic Thursday due to a landslide in Ramban district that left over 1800 vehicles stranded, an official said.

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The 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was blocked by a landslide at Digdol area in Ramban district, they said.

As a result, over 1500 heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) and 300 Light motor vehicles (LMVs) are stranded at different points of the highway, they said.

Also Read: Two dead after landslide hits truck in J&K's Doda

Men and machinery have been deployed to clear the area. (PTI)

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