One dead, six injured after landslide buries vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar highway in Ramban

The vehicles were trapped under the landslide near Seri Ramban
A car damaged by the landslide in Ramban
A car damaged by the landslide in RambanGK photo

Srinagar, March 07: One person died and at least six others were injured after a landslide hit several vehicles on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Seri in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

“Huge slide at Seri. Rescue operation underway. 7 injured so far. More might be trapped. Being shifted to District Hospital. NH closed for traffic,” said SSP Traffic NH, Mohita Sharma on Twitter.

She said that one among the injured succumbed.

Our correspondent in Ramban M M Parvaiz said that a car was buried under the debris while another rolled down a gorge after the landslide. He said an excavator of a construction company was also trapped in the debris.

He said a rescue operation is underway amid stones rolling downhill at Seri.

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