IIOJK in focus

Srinagar-Leh highway, Mughal Road closed amid snowfall

Srinagar, November 14 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, snowfall on Monday forced the closure of Srinagar-Leh highway as well as historic Mughal road, connecting twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri with Shopian.

A traffic department official said that Srinagar-leh highway was closed amid snowfall around areas of Sonamarg.

DySP Traffic Rajouri-Poonch Range Aftab Bukhari said that the historic Mughal Road was closed following snowfall in Pir Ki Gali and other areas along the thoroughfare.

Meanwhile, Jammu-Srinagar was through for the traffic when this report was filed. It was raining at several places along the thoroughfare.

“Mughal road & SSG road closed for vehicular movement due the fresh snowfall,” traffic Police said in a tweet.

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