No civilian traffic on highway today

Jammu and Kashmir Traffic police department on Tuesday said that no civilian traffic would be allowed to ply on Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Wednesday.

They issued an advisory and said that Wednesday is convoy and no civilian traffic will be allowed on highway.

“No movement of any kind of public vehicle shall be allowed from Udhampur towards Srinagar and vice versa,” said the advisory.

In April the government has banned the movement of civilian traffic on highway for two days.

It has said keeping in view the large movement of security forces on the national highway during the Parliamentary Elections and the associated possibility of any fidayeen attack on forces’ convoys, the State Government has notified specified days in a week for the movement of forces from Srinagar to Jammu. During these days, no civilian traffic would be allowed on the highway.