Despite rain, Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

BK Online Srinagar
February 21, 2018 BREAKING NEWS 234 Views
Despite rain, Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

Despite rain on early Wednesday morning on this side of the Jawhar tunnel, the national highway, connecting the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way traffic.
There was fresh snowfall at several places on the national highway, linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir and historic Mughal road, which remained closed since December last year due to accumulation of snow and slippery road conditions.
Today, vehicles will ply from Srinagar to Jammu only and no vehicle, including security force convoy, would be allowed from opposite direction on the highway, a traffic police official here said.Traffic was plying normally on the Kashmir highway as rain at Jawahar tunnel and Zig-mode has not affected movement of vehicles, an official of Traffic Control Unit (TCU) at Ramban told UNI over phone. He said hundreds of vehicles left different parts of the valley for Jammu this morning.

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