The government on Wednesday banned civilian movement on Srinagar-Jammu highway on two days in a week (Sunday and Wednesday) for smooth and safe passage of security convoys.
“Keeping in view the large movement of forces on
The ban has imposed in the wake of last week’s failed car bombing at Banihal on Srinagar-Jammu highway.
“The government has notified 2 days in a week (Sunday and Wednesday) exclusively for movement of forces convoys and there will be a complete ban on civilian traffic on the Highway during these two days from 4 am to 5 pm,” the spokesman said.
He said the prohibition would be from Baramulla through Srinagar, Qazigund, Jawahar-Tunnel, Banihal and Ramban till Udhampur.
“The Government has further decided that in the event of any requirement for local traffic movement for any emergency or for