Amarnath Yatra suspended as landslide hit Jmu-Sgr NH

Amarnath Yatra suspended as landslide hit Jmu-Sgr NH

Amarnath-Yatra1Jammu, Aug 8 - No fresh batch of Amarnath Yatra was allowed today as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was blocked due to landslide in Udhampur district. "The highway got blocked last night due to landslides at Kheri near Udhampur towards Chenani," a police spokesman here today said. He said no batch of Amarnath yatris was allowed from Jammu base camp to Srinagar as the normal vehicular movement on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remain disrupted. "The landslide partially blocked the National Highway leading to long traffic jams on both ends of the road," he said, adding that BRO men, police and machinery were pressed into service for clearance of the road as traffic remained paralysed.

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