Srinagar-Kargil highway shut for 8th straight day after snowfall

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The Srinagar-Kargil highway remained closed for 8th consecutive day on Thursday after heavy snowfall last week.

Reports said that about 11 ft snowfall was recorded along Zojila pass on the highway.

They said that beacon has pressed its snow cutter machines into service to clear the road.

A beacon official said that the snow clearance work is going on and is is likely to be completed by tomorrow.

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Reports said hundreds of trucks and other vehicles are stranded on both sides of the highway for last one week.

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