The men and the machinery of the BRO has been working day and night to make the highway motorable from both the sides, he added. Landslides had occurred at several places between Banihal and Peera sectors of the national highway. There was also sliding of rocks and stones from mountain tops in other stretches, making the traffic movement on the highway risky, officials said.

Several passengers had a narrow escape after landslides triggered by heavy rains buried some vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway resulting in its blockade yesterday.

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