Jammu-Srinagar national Highway closed after snowfall

January 16th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the lone road link between Kashmir and rest of the country is closed for traffic today due to heavy snowfall.

The blockage was caused due to heavy snow at Jawahir tunnel and Patnitop. Besides, the road also became slippery at several places at Ramban- Banihal belt, traffic police officials said.

Over 1200 vehcles are stuck on the highway and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is trying to clear the snow off the highway. (ANI)

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in National |