Fresh landslides in Ramban close Srinagar-Jammu Highway temporarily

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By KNT on 16/03/2020.

Fresh landslides in Ramban close Srinagar-Jammu Highway temporarily

Srinagar, Mar 16, KNT: The Srinagar-Jammu highway was once again temporarily closed for traffic on Monday due to a fresh landslide in Ramban district leaving more than 2,000 vehicles stranded.

   Official sources told KNT that there have been fresh landslides along the highway near Cafeteria Mode in Ramban district that resulted in the highway getting blocked.

Due to closure of the highway, over 2,000 vehicles have got stranded at different places enroute the highway, they said.

Men and machinery are at work to clear the highway of the blockade, they said adding that operation gets halted at several intervals due to falling of rocks from mountain tops.

Traffic police appealed to people to strictly follow the advisory being issued by the traffic department on a daily basis. They appealed to contact Traffic Control Units (TCUs) at Srinagar, Jammu and Ramban before starting their journey on the highway

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