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Ban on civilian vehicles imposed in J&K for safe passage of security convoys

PTI
Published : Apr 7, 2019, 10:48 am IST
Updated : Apr 7, 2019, 10:48 am IST

The ban on civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays will be in force till May 31.

Army, police and CRPF personnel have been deployed at all intersections leading to the highway to ensure that civilian traffic does not interfere with movement of convoys of security forces, officials said. (Photo: File)
 Army, police and CRPF personnel have been deployed at all intersections leading to the highway to ensure that civilian traffic does not interfere with movement of convoys of security forces, officials said. (Photo: File)

Srinagar: The two-day per week ban on movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for facilitating safe passage of security convoys, came into effect on Sunday.

Army, police and CRPF personnel have been deployed at all intersections leading to the highway to ensure that civilian traffic does not interfere with movement of convoys of security forces, officials said.

The ban on civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays will be in force till May 31.

An official spokesman said the ban was imposed in view of large number of security personnel being moved around for election duty in the state. The ban will be in place from Udhampur to Baramulla via Srinagar.

Tags: security forces, ban on vehicles, jammu and kashmir
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar