Bhadarwah road links to J&K closed after landslide



Shimla/Chamba: Chamba-Langera-Bhadarwah border road connecting Doda district of Jammu & Kashmir with Himachal has been closed due to a massive landslide at Koti bridge today. Chamba deputy commissioner Devesh Kumar told HimVani that he has directed the executive engineer, Salooni, to get the road immediately.

Other affected areas include Sundla, Salooni, Bhandal, Langera, Bhadarwah, Bhalai, and Khairi boarder area of Himachal Pradesh. According to a resident of Bhadarwah, DC Thakur, pilgrimage to Manimahesh lake, which is in full swing, has been affected as people coming from Doda district have not been able to cross the road.

Report received here from Nahan said that Nahan-Haripurdhar, Nahan-Kolawala, Paonta Sahib-Shialli and Nahan-Bhwarnehar roads, that were disrupted after heavy rainfall on Thursday, have been restored for traffic. Paonta Sahib, which had recorded 222 mm rainfall on Thursday morning, was having sunshine this noon.

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