Incessant rains trigger landslides in Kangan

Incessant rains trigger landslides in Kangan

Officials said that an under-construction building was partially damaged at Kijpora Kangan. The building is owned by Abdul Majid Mir and Fayaz Ahmad Mir.

The incessant rains from last evening triggered landslides at two places in Kangan, causing damage to a building at Kijpora and hampering traffic movement on Kangan-Babanagri road  on Thursday.

Officials said that an under-construction building was partially damaged at Kijpora Kangan. The building is owned by Abdul Majid Mir and Fayaz Ahmad Mir. A minor landslide and fall of trees hit the traffic movement on Kangan-Babanagri-Wangat road for hours this noon.

A senior engineer of PMGSY, the care-taking agency of the road, told Greater Kashmir that the incident took place at km-8 of the road and the stretch was cleared after the incident. Masarat Hashim, SDM Kangan, told Greater Kashmir that the traffic has been restored on the road.