Landslide closes Jammu-Srinagar highway again

Landslide closes Jammu-Srinagar highway again



The Jammu-Srinagar highway was again closed on Thursday due to fresh landslide in Ramsoo-Ramban sector, a day after it opened for stranded traffic.

The fresh landslides occurred at Mom Passi around 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

An official said that the landslide clearance operation has started.

“No vehicular traffic will be allowed till the landslide debris are cleared,” he said.

On Wednesday around 250 vehicles including trucks carrying petroleum products, had crossed the Mom Passi to reach the valley.

Officials in Srinagar said the supply position of petroleum products including diesel, petrol and LPG has eased now.

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