raffic on the 270-km-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was restored on Sunday evening after remaining suspended for over 11 hours due to a massive landslide in Ramban district, officials said.
The landslide struck the highway near Chanderkote area around 10 am pm today, leaving thousands of vehicles stranded.
Also Read : JK Bank conducts PO Mains exams
Soon after the landslide, the road maintenance agency concerned pressed its men and machinery into action and managed to clear the highway of the debris during the clearance operation which continued throughout the night, the traffic department official said. Adding that LMVs were allowed to move towards Srinagar.
The reopening of the highway around 8 pm today came as a big relief to the stranded passengers, most of whom had to spend the day in their vehicles.