No travel across LoC due to flash floods

Meanwhile, the state government has extended vacations ordering closure of all schools and collages till Thursday.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Published:September 7, 2014 9:55 pm

There will be no cross LoC travel between India and Pakistan on the Poonch Rawalakote road as a vital bridge enrote at Chakkan Da Bagh was washed away in flash floods.

The bridge, according to sources, was washed away on Friday.

While the custodian LoC Trade on Poonch-Rawalakote road was not available, police confirmed that both cross LoC bus and trade have been suspended from tomorrow.

Significantly, the passenger bus service and trade had been taking place through this cross LoC point during the current week even when state was in the grip of worst flood fury. At present, while passenger bus from both sides ply on the road only on Monday, trade takes place between two sides four daysba week beginning Tuesday.

Meanwhile,  the state government has extended vacations ordering closure of all schools and collages till Thursday.  This has been done as many areas of the state were still inundated under water, sources said, adding the the Jamu Unversity has also suspended its exams scheduled to be held on the campus on Monday.

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