Srinagar-Leh highway closed after fresh snowfall

Srinagar-Leh highway closed after
fresh snowfall. Officials said that the road was closed after fresh snowfall in Drass and Minimarag in Kargil district and Zojila and Sonamarg in Ganderbal district. The Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for traffic on Thursday afternoon after fresh snowfall at
several places along the road connecting Kashmir valley with Ladakh division.Officials said that the road was closed after fresh snowfall in Drass and Minimarag in Kargil district and Zojila and Sonamarg in Ganderbal district.
Khazer Mohd, traffic staff officer Sonamarg said that 356 light and heavy vehicles moved from Drass to Srinagar and crossed Sonamarg until 4.30 pm Thursday.
“In view of inclement weather and the snowfall at Zojila, the vehicular traffic has been suspended and the decision of its reopening or permanent closure will be taken later”.

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