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Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopens after two days, over 3000 stranded vehicles allowed to move

Earlier, during the work of the clearance of the landslides at Digdol on highway, fresh landslide took place resulting in closure of highway for the second day, they said.  

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New Delhi Published on: May 11, 2019 6:45 IST
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Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopened

Two days after being closed for traffic due to landslides in Ramban district, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened late on Friday. The closure of the highway had left more than 3000 vehicles stranded, officials said. 

Debris at Digdol on highway was cleared and the only all-weather surface link between Kashmir and the rest of India, the national highway was reopened for vehicular traffic on Friday, they said. 

The authorities have, however, allowed only the stranded vehicles to move.

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Earlier, during the work of the clearance of the landslides at Digdol on highway, fresh landslide took place resulting in closure of highway for the second day, they said.  

As result of blockade, over 2500 heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) and 500 light motor vehicles (LMVs) were stranded at different parts of the highway.

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