Leh highway closed due to landslides, fresh snowfall

Leh highway closed due to landslides, fresh snowfall
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Srinagar, Apr 9: The Leh highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, and 86-km-long historic Mughal road were closed due to landslides and fresh snowfall.
However, despite the heavy rains during the night, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu highway was through for traffic for two-way Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) while heavy vehicles will ply one-way only on Monday.
Official said that traffic was suspended on historic 86-km-long Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region due to landslides triggered by heavy rains.
Meanwhile, the highway, linking Ladakh region with Kashmir was closed for traffic following avalanche at Captain Mode and fresh snowfall at Drass.
Traffic on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu highway was suspended on Sunday afternoon following landslides and shooting stones due to which two passenger vehicles were damaged. However, no one was injured.