J&K: Jammu Srinagar highway closed due to landslides

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Landslides triggered by overnight rains forced the authorities to close the 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday.

According to officials, the landslide occurred near the Block Development Office at Ramsoo in Ramban district in the wee hours, blocking the main road.

Scores of vehicles were stranded on both sides due to the landslide.

A road-clearance operation was launched and efforts were on to restore the traffic on the highway.