Kashmir: Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday has shut the strategic road link to the landlocked Kashmir Valley, police said.

The landslides occurred on the highway’s Ramsoo sector.

“A clearance operation has started and the highway is expected to be restored later Tuesday,” the police said.

The nearly 300-km-long highway is the only major road link between the Kashmir Valley and the rest of the country.