Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government will start an air courier service from Kargil to Jammu and Srinagar from December 5 after heavy snowfall has led to the closure of Srinagar-Kargil road.
    
"In view of closure of Srinagar-Kargil road due to snowfall at Zojila, the government has made arrangements for Kargil Courier Service between Srinagar and Kargil from December 5," an official spokesperson said.
    
He said AN-32 cargo planes of the Indian Air Force will shuttle thrice a week between Kargil and Srinagar and once a week between Kargil and Jammu.
    
"Stranded passengers desirous of purchasing tickets of Kargil Courier Service can report to the Liaison Officer at Kargil House Bemina, Srinagar tomorrow," he added.

(Agencies)

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