Kashmir highway shut for vehicular traffic after fresh landslides

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic on Saturday after fresh landslide near Panthal in Ramban district of Jammu.

The traffic was allowed to ply from Jammu to Srinagar on the highway despite fresh snowfall and rains earlier in the morning.

An official said that hundreds of vehicles were left stranded on the highway following the landslides.

Reports said that the road was motorable in Banihal and Jawahar Tunnel areas despite the snowfall and rains.

The weatherman has predicted moderate rain or snow on higher reaches till Sunday evening.

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