Srinagar- Jammu National Highway, Mughal Road closed

“Commuters are advised not to travel on Mughal road without confirming the status of road from TCU Jammu/Srinagar.
Srinagar- Jammu National Highway, Mughal Road closed
Trucks stand in a long queue after the closing of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway due to a landslide. [File] ANI

Srinagar: Jammu-Srinagar Highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, was closed due to shooting stones amid heavy rainfall on Tuesday. Mughal Road, connecting Shopian and Poonch-Rajouri districts, was also shut due to a landslide en route.

“Due to heavy rainfall on whole highway and shooting stones at Panthyal and other locations approximately 3000 vehicles both HMVs and LMVs are stranded on the Highway,” a traffic department official here told GNS.

“Tomorrow on 22-06-2022, no fresh vehicle shall be allowed from either side i-e from Jammu (Jakheni, Udhampur) towards Srinagar and vice-versa,” he said, adding, “If weather permitted only stranded vehicles will be allowed to move to their destinations subject to traffic worthy road conditions.”

Meanwhile he said Mughal road was closed due to a landslide at Poshana. “Commuters are advised not to travel on Mughal road without confirming the status of road from TCU Jammu/Srinagar. (GNS)

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