Landslide blocks J-K highway

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Wednesday due to a landslide in Jammu and Kashmirs Ramban district, leaving over 300 vehicles stranded, officials said.

The 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was blocked by a landslide at Shabanbass area in the district in the early hours.

An oil tanker was trapped in the landslide, they said, adding work is underway to clear the landslide.

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