Landslide blocks Srinagar-Leh highway near Sonamarg

Hundreds of vehicles were stranded after landslide hit Srinagar-Leh highway late last evening at Shutkady, barely one kilometer from tourist resort of Sonamarg.
Landslide blocks Srinagar-Leh highway near Sonamarg
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Hundreds of vehicles were stranded after landslide hit Srinagar-Leh highway late last evening at Shutkady, barely one kilometer from tourist resort of Sonamarg.

Witnesses said that the highway was completely blocked by the landslide, as a result of which hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the road.

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO), responsible for taking care of the strategic highway, immediately moved its men and machinery to clear the road, said an official.

He said there was no loss of life or property due to the landslide.

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