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Jammu-Srinagar highway restored: Over 1,400 trucks head for valley

IANS  |  Jammu 

The Jammu-highway that was restored for one-way traffic has already allowed over 1,400 vehicles to cross the and reach the Valley, a said on Wednesday.

The strategic highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after seven days following avalanches and lanslides.

Since Tuesday afternoon some 700 trucks carrying petroleum products, vegetables, poultry, mutton and other essentials crossed the to reach the valley

"Today also, we will be allowing the stranded traffic to move on the highway to decongest the road," said the

The severed link to the landlocked valley had caused serious shortages of essentials of life. Authorities were forced to order rationing of



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 09:06 IST