The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic due to shooting stones in Ramban district on Monday
“Stranded traffic plying slowly on Jammu-Srinagar NHW-44 due to intermittent shooting stones at Cafeteria Morh in Ramban district,” traffic police officials said.
Due to closure of the highway, over 2,000 vehicles have got stranded at different places enroute the highway, they said.
Men and machinery are at work to clear the highway of the blockade, they said adding that operation gets halted at several intervals due to falling of rocks from mountain tops.
Traffic police appealed to people to strictly follow the advisory being issued by the traffic department on a daily basis. They appealed to contact Traffic Control Units (TCUs) at Srinagar, Jammu and Ramban before starting their journey on the highway. (KNT)