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Landslide blocks Doda-Bhaderwah road

PTI  Bhaderwah (J&K), March 01, 2013
First Published: 16:25 IST(1/3/2013) | Last Updated: 16:58 IST(1/3/2013)

Bhaderwah valley was cut off from the rest of the state due to a major landslide in Chakrana on Friday, blocking the Doda-Bhaderwah road and leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded.

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The landslide was triggered after rains in the area, around 18 kms from the district headquarter of Doda, at about 1 PM, officials said.

Over 200 vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road due to the incident.

District authorities have started clearing the blocked stretch, they said.


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