Paddar-Kishtwar, Doda-Bhaderwah roads closed after fresh landslides

Paddar-Kishtwar, Doda-Bhaderwah roads closed after fresh landslides

 

Jammu, Aug 27: The fresh landslides in twin Jammu districts on Thursday forced closure of Paddar-Kishtwar and Doda-Bhaderwah roads.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that on Thursday morning, amid rainfall, a portion of roadside land in Drudu slided, resulting in the closure of road between Doda district headquarter and Bhaderwah Sub Division headquarter.

“The vehicular movement is suspended and efforts are being made to restore the road,” officials said.

They added that the Paddar—Kishtwar road in Kishtwar district of Chenab Valley was got closed after the landslide occured at Naigar area.

“Landslide occured at Naigar near Padiyarna, resulting in closure of the road,” officials said.

Meanwhile, the Srinagar-Jammu highway continued to remain closed for the third consecutive day due to shooting stones at multiple places—(KNO)

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