One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar national highway due to avalanche


JAMMU: The vital Jammu-Srinagar national highway that was shut on Friday evening taking after avalanches in Ramban locale, was revived on Saturday after rebuilding of one-way traffic, an authority said.

“Activity will be permitted from Srinagar to Jammu,” the movement office authorities said.

“No vehicle including those having a place with the Army or the paramilitary strengths will be permitted to move the other way.”

“Limitations on development of vehicles have been forced to guarantee smooth entry of one-way movement as there has been narrowing of the interstate at a few places because of avalanches,” the authority included.

The closure of the highway that is a life saver of fundamental supplies to the landlocked valley, has prompted to deficiencies of vegetables, milk, mutton and poultry items here.

Authorities have moved out checking squads to guarantee that hoarders and profiteers are kept from victimizing the purchasers because of roadway barricade by hiking the costs of basics.