Heavy snowfall has shut the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for traffic, leaving over 150 vehicles stranded today.

The highway has been closed following heavy snowfall in Patnitop and Jawahir tunnel areas and mudslides in other places, police said.

Due to closure of the highway, over 150 vehicles have been stranded at various places.

The men and machines of Border Road Organisation (BRO) have started clearing operation but continuous snowfall is making the task difficult.

(This article was published on February 27, 2013)
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