Landslide disrupts vehicular traffic on Baramulla-Uri highway

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Baramulla: The traffic movement on Srinagar-Baramulla highway at Lalpul Uri remained suspended for several hours after landslides hit the area Wednesday morning, said an official.

Following the landslide, the Border Road Organisation (BRO) pressed their men and machinery into service who cleared the road from debris after several hours of hectic efforts.

An official said that landslides hit Baramulla-Uri highway near Lalpul (Red bridge) on Wednesday morning, causing disruption of traffic movement.

Later, officials of the BRO and Jammu and Kashmir police rushed to the spot and started clearing debris with the help of machines and men.

“It took several hours to clear the debris from the road,” said an official in Uri. “The traffic movement was restored within some hours,” he added.

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