No civilian traffic on highway today

No civilian traffic will be allowed to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Wednesday, one of the two days a week kept for movement of security forces’ convoys, officials said.

“Wednesday will be the convoy day. No movement of any kind of public vehicle shall be allowed from Udhampur towards Srinagar and vice-versa,” said a statement issued by the traffic department.

The department advised people to undertake journey on the national highway after confirming status of the road from phone numbers: Jammu (0191-2459048, 9419147732), Ramban (9419993745), Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396, 18001807091) and Udhampur (8491928625).