Mughal Road opens for traffic

A vehicle plying on Mughal Road, connecting Shopian district in South Kashmir to Poonch district in Jammu region, amid snowfall. [Representational Image]
A vehicle plying on Mughal Road, connecting Shopian district in South Kashmir to Poonch district in Jammu region, amid snowfall. [Representational Image] File/ANI

Poonch: After remaining closed for three days, Mughal Road reopened for the movement of all kinds of vehicles on Thursday with around 200 vehicles plying over the road.

The road got closed on Monday due to snowfall after which snow clearance operation was launched but it got delayed due to continuous rainfall and snowfall.

Officials said that a snow clearance operation was completed on Wednesday late evening after which an inspection of the road was made and movement of vehicles was allowed on Thursday morning.

Deputy SP Traffic, Aftab Shah told Greater Kashmir that normal movement of vehicles continued on Thursday and around 200 vehicles plied over the road.

He said that the movement of vehicles was not allowed in night hours as the road surface became slippery.

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