A landslide occurred on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. That road was closed. Officials said that the road will be opened after removing the debris.
First Published Feb 21, 2023, 3:46 PM IST
A landslide occurred in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Tuesday. Officials said that the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed due to this. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Asghar Malik said that the landslide occurred at Sher Bibi near Banihal at 2 am. He said that the trucks going towards Kashmir got stuck on the way.
But Asghar Malik said that most of the debris has already been removed. After the stones stop falling, they will try to clear the rest of the road. He said that vehicles coming towards Srinagar will not be allowed from this morning.
Meanwhile, an official from Jammu’s traffic department said, “We have allowed light motor vehicles in the morning, but traffic has been stopped for the time being due to reports of continuous rock fall.” An officer of the traffic department in Jammu said about this incident.. “We allowed light motor vehicles in the morning. But as we received information that stones were constantly coming and falling on the road, we stopped the traffic completely,” he said.
Last Updated Feb 21, 2023, 3:46 PM IST