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Sgr-Jammu, Sgr-Leh highways to remain closed today

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Srinagar: Traffic Police on Thursday informed that no vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar national highway (NH-44) on Friday in view of road blockage at Mehad, Ramban due to mudslide and intermittent shooting stones.

“No traffic movement on all Fridays on Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road from either side in view of maintenance and repair on ZojiLa axis,” it said.

Trucks with upto 10 tyres have been advised to use Mughal road for movement from Jammu to Srinagar and vice-versa.

Officials said that the public will be informed through social media in case the road opens.

On Mughal road, subject to fair weather and good road condition, LMVs shall be allowed from both sides and HMVs shall be allowed from Srinagar towards Poonch tomorrow. LMVs followed by HMVs will be released from Herpora (Shopian) towards Poonch at 0500 hrs upto 1700 hrs and LMVs will be released from Behramgalla (Buffliaz), Poonch towards Srinagar at 0500 hrs upto 1700 hrs.

Amarnath pilgrims and tourists have been advised to travel in the Kashmir Valley only between 0700 hrs to 1800 hrs and plan their travel so as to reach their destination within this time period.

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