Mudslide In Banihal Shuts Jammu-Srinagar Highway

Srinagar, Mar 3: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, was blocked Wednesday after massive mudslide in Banihal area of Ramban district.

Official sources said that the mudslide hit near Shabanbass Banihal, leading to the suspension of the strategic thoroughfare early morning.

Deputy Commissioner Ramban said the debris removal was in progress.

The highway remains open for one-way traffic. Today the authorities had allowed Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) from Srinagar to Jammu. gns

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