Landslide disrupts traffic on Mughal road

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Rajouri: A massive landslide that hit Dugran area on Mughal road on Sunday evening affected vehicular traffic for over twenty two hours, leaving behind a large number of people stranded on the road.

Officials told Greater Kashmir that a massive landslide took place at Dugran on Mughal road, causing closure of road and thus suspension of vehicular traffic.

“The road had been closed since late Sunday evening. Slide clearance work was put into motion on Monday morning and continued for several hours,” the officials said.

They said that the road was restored for traffic on Monday evening at around 7 pm and stranded vehicles were being cleared.

Deputy SP Surankote Tanveer Jeelani said that the road was closed on Sunday evening after which the concerned department cleared the slide. The work of slide clearance ended on Monday evening and the road was restored for traffic after around twenty two hours, he said.

He added that many vehicles were stranded on the road and they were being cleared.

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