Mughal Road closed for vehicular movement
GK NEWS NETWORK
Rajouri, July 20: The historic Mughal Road has been closed for vehicular movement for around a month following damage to a portion of the road due to lightening.
Official sources told Greater Kashmir that lightning struck Dogrian and Chatta Pani area along the road damaging around 24 kilometer portion of the road between Peer Ki Gali and Dogrian.
“The road has suffered worst ever damage due to the lightening and it will take us around one month to restore it for vehicular movement” an engineer of the Mughal Road project told Greater Kashmir.
Though the construction work on the road is at the final stage, it has not been officially opened for the traffic. However, hundreds of passenger vehicles ply daily on this route from Rajouri and Poonch districts to Kashmir Valley.
Meanwhile, hundreds of passenger remained stranded on the road on Friday after the road was suddenly closed for the traffic. The passenger vehicles on way from Srinagar and Rajouri were stopped at Hirpur and Bafliaz.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 20 Jul 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 20 Jul 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 21 Jul 2012 00:00:00 IST
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