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Jammu-Srinagar national highway blocked for traffic after landslide

Apr 22, 2024 01:11 PM IST

The Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police advised commuters not to undertake journeys through the highway without confirmation from the Traffic Control Units (TCUs).

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was blocked for traffic after a landslide at Gangroo area in the Ramban district of Jammu division on Monday morning.

Jammu-Srinagar national highway blocked.(ANI)
Jammu-Srinagar national highway blocked.(ANI)

"Traffic update at 0800 hrs Landslide occurred at Gangroo on Jammu-Srinagar NHW. Commuters are advised not to undertake journey without confirmation from TCUs," Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police posted on its official X handle.

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The 270-km highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.

The highway has been witnessing frequent disruptions over the past five days due to heavy rain-induced landslides, mudslides, and shooting stones from the hillocks at several places, including Mehad, Gangroo, Kishtwari Pather, and Dalwas between Nashri and Banihal Tunnels.

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