Leh, Mughal roads reopen after remaining closed for 8 days due to snow
Jammu & Kashmir

Leh, Mughal roads reopen after remaining closed for 8 days due to snow

Srinagar, Nov 9 : Traffic was on Friday resumed on 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway and historic 86-km-long Mughal road after remaining suspended for eight days due to accumulation of snow and slippery road conditions.

Meanwhile, only one-way traffic will continue on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country on Friday and vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar.

Traffic on the national highway, the only road linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir, was resumed after remaining suspended for eight days following heavy snowfall early last week.

However, only stranded vehicles at Kargil, Drass and Meenmarg were allowed to move towards Kashmir valley, a traffic police official said. Hundreds of Kashmir bound vehicles, particularly empty trucks, oil tankers and those carrying passengers were allowed to move towards Sonamarg after the different agencies, including Border Roads Organisation (BRO) cleared snow on the Zojila pass, Meenmarg and Zero point. (UNI)