Flood alert sounded in Jammu; three killed, seven injured
Vaishno Devi, Amarnath Yatras suspended; NH closed
STATE TIMES NEWS
Jammu: Three persons were killed and seven others received multiple injuries in house collapse triggered by the overnight rainfall in Jammu even as the pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine and Vaishno Devi shrine were suspended due to inclement weather.
In Doda district, Dost Mohammed and Saifuddin were killed and four others injured when their house collapsed while one person was killed in house collapse at Parladpur in Mandal belt.
In Kathua district, three persons were injured, one of them seriously, after two houses collapsed in the district.
The railway traffic on the Jammu-Udhampur railway line was affected as landslides blocked the railway track at several places near the Ramnagar station in the district.
“Landslides blocked the three tracks of Jammu-Udhampur railway lines. While one track has been cleared, work to clear the debris from the other two tracks are going on,” a police officer said.
The Vaishnodevi pilgrimage