Landslide hampers traffic movement in Kangan

A landslide hit the Kangan-Babanagri-Wangath road in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday afternoon, hampering the pedestrian and traffic movement.
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A landslide hit the Kangan-Babanagri-Wangath road in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district on Friday afternoon, hampering the pedestrian and traffic movement. 

Locals said the slide hit the road at Panzla, hampering the traffic movement. 

Soon after the incident, the administration issued an advisory for the public residing in Wangath, Babanagri, Kachnambal and adjoining areas of Kangan sub division.

The people in these areas were advised not to travel on the Babanagri- Wangath road patch of Kangan-Babanagri-Wangat road till further instructions.

Mehraj-ud-din Shah, SDM Kangan told Greater Kashmir that the maintaining agency of PMGSY authorities has been directed to clear the debris on the road.

He said that in case of exigency, people can contact SDM Kangan on the following phone numbers:   SDM Kangan 9419748862, Tehsildar Kangan 9419484494, SDPO Kangan (419105858), AE PMGSY (7006691077). 

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