Mughal road closed after rains trigger landslides

It said that besides landslides, trees have also been uprooted due to winds overnight at several places along the road.
Mughal road closed after rains trigger landslides

Authorities on Wednesday closed the historic Mughal road forvehicular traffic after incessant rains triggered landslides.

Landslides have occurred at Mansar Mohre, Poshana andChattapani, leading to the closure of the road, reported local news gatheringagency GNS.

It said that besides landslides, trees have also beenuprooted due to winds overnight at several places along the road.

District Traffic Incharge Poonch Niyaz Ahmad said thatlandslides occurred at three places on the road. "Men and machinery is beingpressed into service to clear the road and it might take around five hours.Till then, the traffic shall remain halted," he said.

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