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Vehicular movement remains suspended on Mughal Road

12:38 AM Apr 19, 2024 IST | Sumit Bhargav
vehicular movement remains suspended on mughal road
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Rajouri, Apr 18:  Amid bad weather conditions and fresh snowfall near Pir Ki Gali, the Mughal Road remained closed for all kinds of vehicles on Thursday.

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The road was earlier opened for the movement of vehicles on Wednesday after a closure of three days but the administration issued a notice on Wednesday evening, ordering the closure of the road given bad weather conditions.

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“There are hazardous conditions on the road that include slippery surface, shooting stones, and landslides due to which the movement of vehicles on the road is slippery and for this there will be no movement of vehicles on the road from Wednesday evening onwards,” the administration mentioned in the notice.

Deputy SP Traffic Rajouri-Poonch Range, Muhammad Nawaz said that no movement of vehicles took place on the road on Thursday.

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“There was no movement of vehicles from any side of the road on Thursday and it will remain closed till further notice,” he said.

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Executive Engineer Mughal Road Projects, Shokat Ali said, “We are witnessing tough conditions on the road, making it too difficult to allow the movement of vehicles. The main problem is slippery surfaces as well as shooting stones.”

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He said that severe inclement weather conditions prevailed in the area. “We can take a call on the restoration of the road for traffic only when the weather improves,” he said.

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