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Landslides, shooting stones block Sgr-Jmu NH

01:39 AM Apr 16, 2024 IST | M M PARVAIZ
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Ramban, Apr 15: Following incessant rains, the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, was blocked due to fresh landslides and shooting stones at the Kishtwari-Pathar area between Ramsu and Banihal on Monday evening.

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Officials said, “Vehicular traffic on both sides of the highway was halted around 5 pm after a fresh landslide and shooting stones blocked the road at Kishtwari-Pathar, a place between Ramsu and Banihal sector of the highway in Ramban district Monday afternoon.”

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They said due to continuous rain, road restoration work was not started.

“Road restoration work will be started only after the rain stops,” they said.

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Due to the blockade of the road at Kishtwari-Pathar, hundreds of vehicles were stopped at several places between Srinagar and Jammu amid heavy rains.

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