Srinagar-Jammu national highway reopens for traffic after seven days
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Srinagar, Jan. 10 -- The Srinagar-Jammu national highway was reopened on Sunday after seven days in the wake of heavy snowfall last week, even as the city and some other parts of Kashmir received another spell of snowfall, officials said.
The 260 kilometre-long highway - the only all-weather road connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country - was re-opened for fresh traffic on Sunday morning, the officials said.
They, however, said only one-way traffic was allowed from Jammu towards Srinagar.
The highway was blocked on January 3 due to accumulation of snow and landslides and shooting stones in the wake of heavy snowfall.
Many vehicles were stranded on the highway which remained closed for traffic for five days.
The road was cleare...
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