Traffic resumes on Srinagar-Leh highway
Kangan, Apr 13: Traffic movement on the strategic 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway resumed on Friday afternoon after remaining closed since Wednesday evening.
Officials said landslides hit the Sonamarag-Drass stretch in Zojila area at zero point and other places Wednesday evening, forcing suspension of traffic movement.
A senior traffic police officer at Sonamarag said that traffic was allowed to move on Zojila stretch from 2:40 pm Friday.
“Firstly, traffic movement was allowed from Drass to Sonamarag, and later it will be allowed from Sonamarag to Drass,” he said.