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Post Pulwama, civilian traffic barred from key road on Sunday, Wednesday every week

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 04, 2019, 09.56 AM (IST)

Traffic restrictions have been issued on Baramulla to Udhampur national highway in order to facilitate unhindered movement of security forces' convoys to eliminate Pulwama like fidayeen terror attacks during the ongoing polls. 

As per the notification, the highway would be out of bounds for the civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays till May 31.

The ban on civilian traffic would be effective from Baramulla to Udhampur through Srinagar, Qazigund, Jawahar-Tunnel, Banihal and Ramban, a PTI report said quoting the government notification.

The ban would be in force on the two days from 4 am to 5 pm, it added.

In case of any emergency requiring passage of the civilian vehicle, the police and administrative officials would take appropriate decisions in line with the provisions of movement of civilian traffic during curfews, the notification added.

During his visit to Kashmir after February 14 terror attack on CRPF convoys, Unione Home Minister Rajnath Singh had announced restrictions on civilian traffic during the movement of the paramilitary forces.