massive landslide on Monday blocked the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Magarkoot – Ramsoo area of Ramban district, leaving a number of vehicles stranded, officials said.
The nearly 270-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.
The landslide occurred near Magarkoot area in Ramban, the officials said. No vehicle came in target when the landslide took place, they said.
“The concerned agency (has) pressed its men and machines (into service) and efforts are underway to restore the traffic (movement) on the highway,” officials said.
He said it will not take much time to clear the highway.