Tourists stranded, highway closed for 5 days as heavy snowfall hits Kashmir valley

 Tourists stranded, highway closed for 5 days as heavy snowfall hits Kashmir valley

In this photo, Kashmiri guides pull sleighs carrying tourists after heavy snowfall in in Gulmarg on Sunday. Heavy snowfall ensured that the highway has been closed for 5 days with many tourists stranded in Kashmir. PTI

Qazigund : CRPF trucks stranded on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, closed due to snowfall, at Lower Manda , at Qazigund on Saturday. PTI

CRPF trucks stranded on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, closed due to snowfall, at Lower Manda in Qazigund on Saturday. PTI

Qazigund: Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway remained closed on the  5th consecutive day due to heavy snowfall and landslides. PTI

Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway remained closed on the 5th consecutive day due to heavy snowfall and landslides. PTI

Jawahar Tunnel : Vehicles stranded near Jawahar Tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Friday. The highway was closed for vehicular traffic for the fifth consecutive day due to heavy snowfall and landslides. PTI

Vehicles stranded near Jawahar Tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Friday. PTI

Kishtwar: People stranded due to heavy snowfall being evacuated during a rescue operation by the Air Force in Kishtwar on Thursday. PTI

People stranded due to heavy snowfall being evacuated during a rescue operation by the Air Force in Kishtwar on Thursday. PTI

Kishtwar: People stranded due to heavy snowfall being evacuated during a rescue operation by the Air Force in Kishtwar on Thursday. PTI

People stranded due to heavy snowfall being evacuated during a rescue operation by the Air Force in Kishtwar, Kashmir on Thursday. PTI

Srinagar: A group of students huddle under umbrellas during heavy snowfall in Srinagar on Sunday. PTI

A group of students huddle under umbrellas during heavy snowfall in Srinagar on Sunday. PTI

Gulmarg: A walks on a snow-covered road at a tourists resort after heavy snow-fall in Kashmir valley in Gulmarg, North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday. PTI

A man walks on a snow-covered road at a tourist resort after heavy snow-fall in Kashmir valley in Gulmarg. PTI

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