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House, 16 shops damaged in Kashmir landslide

Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) A house and 16 shops were damaged on Friday in a landslide on Srinagar-Leh national highway in J&K's Ganderbal district.

Police said a landslide hit the Srinagar-Leh highway at Bonbagh village 36 kilometres from Srinagar.

“One residential house and 16 shops were damaged by the landslide that also blocked the Srinagar-Leh highway. Fortunately, no casualty occurred due to the landslide. Men and machinery have been pressed into action to clear the landslide and resume traffic on the highway,” police said.

–IANS

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