J-K highway closed for traffic due to mudslides in Ramban

NewsDrum Desk
30 Jan 2023

Jammu, Jan 30 (PTI) The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic on Monday due to a landslide in Ramban district, leaving a few hundred vehicles stranded on the arterial road, officials said here.

The 270-kilometre-long highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was blocked by mudslides and shooting stones between Chanderkote and Banihal in the district, they said.

As a result of this, 300 vehicles are stranded at different points of the highway, the officials said, adding that workers and machinery have been deployed to clear the area. PTI AB IJT