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Two-day per week ban on vehicles in Jammu-Srinagar highway comes into force

The ban on civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays will be in force till May 31

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Army soldiers at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Photo: PTI
Army soldiers at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir | Photo: PTI. Army, police and CRPF personnel have been deployed at all intersections leading to the highway to ensure that civilian traffic does not interfere with movement of convoys of security forces

The two-day per week ban on movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar-highway for facilitating safe passage of security convoys, came into effect on Sunday.

Army, police and CRPF personnel have been deployed at all intersections leading to the highway to ensure that civilian traffic does not interfere with movement of convoys of security forces, officials said.

The ban on civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays will be in force till May 31.

An said the ban was imposed in view of large number of security personnel being moved around for election duty in the state.

The ban will be in place from Udhampur to via

First Published: Sun, April 07 2019. 10:30 IST
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