Restoration work underway after landslide occurs on national highway in northern India
Restoration work on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was underway after a landslide occurred in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir.
This happened at T2 Maroog in Ramban district on August 9.
Visuals showed stones falling off the hilly area and onto the road, a good part of which was blocked after the landslide. Restoration work was started but was disrupted with the stones continuously falling. Officials were seen using excavators to clear out the rubble that had accumulated on the road after the landslide and it was all loaded on a truck.
The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is the only road which acts as a link between Kashmir and the rest of India and after the landslide, a report states that Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were not allowed to leave.
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