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Srinagar: The historic 86-km-long Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region, has been closed due to fresh snowfall since early Monday morning.

However, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country was through for one-way traffic only. Today vehicles will ply from Srinagar to Jammu and no vehicle will be allowed from opposite directions, a traffic police official.

He said due to fresh snowfall since early this morning, the Mughal road, seen as alternative to Srinagar-Jammu national highway, was closed for any traffic movement from both sides. There was moderate to heavy snowfall on the road forcing authorities to suspend traffic movement on the road, where there was already white walls of snow on both sides.

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