Highway connecting Ladakh with Kashmir, Kargil-Zanaskar road still closed

The national highway, also the only road connecting Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh with Kashmir valley and Kargil-Zanaskar road remained closed for the sixth day on Monday following accumulation of several feet of snow and slippery road conditions due to below freezing temperature.
Large number of passengers from Zanaskar and other areas remained stranded at Kargil due to closure of the roads.
Traffic remained suspended on Srinagar-Leh highway on Monday as a precautionary measure because of accumulation of several feet of snow which has frozen due to below freezing temperature.