Srinagar-Jammu highway reopened for one-way traffic, Mughal road remains shut

Srinagar:The Jammu-Srinagar Highway has been reopened for vehicular traffic Thursday after a day-long closure due to snowfall.

The highway has been reopened and stranded vehicles at Udhampur and Jammu have been allowed to move towards Kashmir, officials said.

Over 500 vehicles were stranded at various places in Jammu and Udhampur due to closure of the highway Wednesday.

The Mughal road, connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with south Kashmir’s Shopian district, continued to remain blocked for vehicular traffic for the second day due to snowfall at various places, including Pir Ki Gali.

“Due to snowfall, the Mughal road continues to remain closed. No traffic is being is allowed on the two sides”, an official said.

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