J&K highway reopened after four days
Landslides and snowfall at several places led to its closure that left over 4,000 vehicles stranded, officials said
The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was reopened for traffic on Monday, four days after landslides and snowfall at several places led to its closure that left over 4,000 vehicles stranded, officials said.
"Srinagar-Jammu National Highway has been thrown open for traffic at 1000 hours after the muck left behind by the landslides and snowfall was cleared off," an official of the traffic control room said.
The official said only stranded vehicles, numbering over 4,000 will be cleared and no fresh traffic will be allowed from the two sides.Landslides and snowfall had occurred at some places between Ramban and Panthal areas and Patnitop belts along the nearly 300-km long highway, forcing the closure of the road since December 12.