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Jammu-Srinagar highway restored

IANS  |  Jammu 

The strategic Jammu-highway was restored for traffic on Sunday after remaining closed for several hours because of a fallen boulder.

A huge boulder had rolled down from a mountain on to the road in district's Kheri area early in the day, a said.

"Traffic was halted till the boulder was removed. The highway has now been opened," the said.

The highway is significant as all goods are routed to the landlocked Valley through it. The traffic artery is also used by Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to reach the Valley.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 15:30 IST
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