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300 stranded passengers on J-K's Mughal Road rescued

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Over 300 passengers which were stranded on and Kashmir's Mughal Road due to heavy snowfall and were rescued today, police said.

For safe rescue of the passengers, a joint party trekked 8 kilometer before getting access to the stranded passengers, the police said.

"In a marathon effort, around 300 passengers which were stranded on Mughal Road were rescued by the efforts of concerned authorities," the police said.

The vehicles got stranded approximately 4 kilometers away from on the Mughal Road due to heavy snowfall and last night, he said.

After receiving calls from the passengers, a police team, Army and Mughal Road authority was rushed to along with to clear the debris dumped on the road due to and snow, he said.

The operation was supervised by SSP Poonch The of Poonch has directed the Mughal Road authorities to expedite the avalanche clearance works and clear the road at the earliest.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:10 IST