Kargil-Zanaskar road reopens
Srinagar, Apr 21: Kargil-Zanaskar road in Ladakh region was reopened on Saturday after remaining closed due to snowfall for nearly 5 months.
Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Aamir Ali in the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir said the road was put through, which connects Zanaskar with its district headquarters Kargil, a border town on Srinagar-Leh highway.
The local administration has deployed sophisticated machines and men to work to clear the snow on the road which was closed in December last year due to heavy snowfall.
Snow clearance operation was going on the Srinagar-Leh highway which was also closed for traffic since December 1 last year due to heavy snowfall at Zojila pass.
The BEACON authorities have almost cleared the snow on the highway. The road will be reopened for civilian traffic later this month.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 21 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 21 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 22 Apr 2012 00:00:00 IST
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