Ramban: One dead, six hurt in landslide at Ramban; traffic on Jammu-Srinagar NH suspended | India News


JAMMU: One person was killed and six were injured when a massive landslide struck the Jammu-Srinagar national highway near Seri village in Ramban district on Tuesday, completely blocking the road.
Two vehicles were also damaged due to the landslide.
Officials said two-way traffic on the busy highway had been suspended. However, rescue work had to be halted because of “fresh, huge landslide” in the same area, said Ramban’s deputy commissioner Mussrat-ul-Islam, who rushed to the spot along with senior superintendent of police Mohita Sharma to supervise the rescue operation.
The deceased was identified as Surjeet Singh of Sumber while the injured were Mohd Taj, Hamid, Rubeena Begum, Sakeena Begum, Salma Banii and Amir.
Five of the injured were referred to Government Medical College in Jammu for treatment.


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