Traffic movement on Srinagar-Leh highway suspended after fresh landslides

“We are working day and night to clear the road of the landslides,” he said.
Traffic movement on Srinagar-Leh highway suspended after fresh landslides

The traffic movement on 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was yetagain suspended on Friday following fresh landslides at few places near Zojilapass.

The highway was reopened on Thursday after an overnightclosure after landslides occured at several places on Wednesday evening.However, the road was closed on Friday after fresh landslides.

In-charge Zojila, Captain Shubham Sood of Border RoadsOrganisation told Greater Kashmir that the road is closed as of now.

"We are working day and night to clear the road of thelandslides," he said.

Superintendent of police traffic rural Muzafar Ahmed Shahtold Greater Kashmir that it will take atleast a day for road clearance becauseof the major slides.

He said that the traffic will be allowed after assessing theroad condition.

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