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The Mughal road- connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with Kashmir valley through south Kashmir’s Shopian district was closed.

Following the fresh snowfall in the high altitude areas including Pir Ki Gali today, the traffic authorities closed the Mughal Road for vehicular traffic.

“We have closed the road for vehicular traffic due to slippery road conditions in view of the snowfall,” a traffic police officer ,said

He said that they have asked the officials at Shopian as well not to allow the traffic on the road as a precautionary measure.


The road will be re-opened once the weather conditions improve, the officer said.