Jammu and Kashmir Highway severely damaged
Pictures by Aashsish
Army in co-ordination with civil administration of Jammu & Kashmir providing medical aid posts, food, food packets to the laborers who were rescued from flood affected areas of srinagar. The National Highway-1A which connects Jammu to Srinagar was severely damaged in various places due to land slides on 3-4 Sep. The affected area is from Ramban to Banihal. Border Roads along with Army and other repaired most of the areas but the NH-1A at Ramsoo (177 Kms away from Jammu) was severely damaged. Till date it is cut off. Restoring of highway is going on war footing. Army jawans of 11 Sector RR of Delta Force along with civil administrationa d local youths made a foot track above the hilly terrain to bring back the rescued people to this side of Ramsoo. A large number of labourers from Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and other places who lost almost everything came back by walking from Srinagar to Banihal, Ramsoo area. Army providing them food, medical aid and food packets with basic amenities and further shifting them to Jammu free of cost”.