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Vehicular traffic partially restored on Jmu-Sgr highway

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Srinagar: Authorities on Friday restored vehicular movement on Jammu-Srinagar national highway after it remained closed for two days due to bad weather.

Traffic Police informed that stranded vehicles on the highway are being cleared, and advised commuters to drive cautiously.

“Traffic update at 1500 hrs. Jammu Srinagar NHW partially restored, stranded vehicles are being cleared. Commuters are advised to drive cautiously, as part of the road near Sherbibi is single lane & also slippery at a number of places,” J&K Traffic Police in a post on X said.

Earlier in the day, the arterial highway remained closed for the second day due to landslip at various places.

More than 400 vehicles remained stranded at various places along the highway, the officials said.

The 270-km road was closed for traffic on Thursday following landslip at several places, including Sherbibi, Magerkote, Mehad Cafeteria and Dalwas, along the highway, the officials said.

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