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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides

IANS  |  Jammu 

Fresh landslides in and districts forced the closure of the highway for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

A said no traffic would be allowed on the highway following the landslides that occurred on Kheri road in and at the Anokhi Fall stretch in

"Landslide clearance at both places is in progress. Intending travellers are requested to contact our control rooms in and to know the latest status of the highway," the said.

The nearly 300-km long highway is the lifeline for the land-locked Valley as all essentials, including food grains, vegetables, edible oils, medicines and reach the valley via this road.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 12:46 IST