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Srinagar-Kargil highway closed

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Srinagar, Nov 22: The Srinagar-Kargil highway connecting the Ladakh region with the Kashmir Valley was closed for vehicular traffic to avoid any accident following fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions, officials said on Thursday.

In an official communique, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir ordered that Sonamarg–Gumri (Zojila pass) road shall remain closed for vehicular traffic of all types from November 22 till further notice.

“In view of report received from deputy commissioner Ganderbal dated 21-11-2018 regarding bad weather and slippery conditions of road surface on Zojila thereby endangering the life and property, it is hereby informed for information of general public that Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road ( Zojila pass) shall remain closed for all types of vehicular traffic with effect from 22nd of November , 2018 till further orders,” read the order.

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