Fresh snowfall, landslides force closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall and landslides have led to closure of Kashmir highway on Friday for the second consecutive day.

A traffic police official said that the fresh snowfall has led to slippery road conditions while landslides at Anokhi Fall and Kela Mode have also blocked the road. “Two feet snow has accumulated on the road near Jawahar Tunnel.”

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The official said that no vehicular movement shall be allowed on the highway today while the department will try to clear the stranded vehicles when the road is drivable.

The road has remained shut for around two weeks in the past one month.

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