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Salang pass again closed for traffic after snowstorms

Salang pass again closed for traffic after snowstorms

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Feb 20, 2019 - 11:06

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The strategic Salang passinfo-icon, linking Kabulinfo-icon with northern parts of the country, has been shut for traffic as a result of heavy snowfall and a strong snowstorm, the Highway Maintenance Department said on Wednesday.

The road had to be closed for traffic due to heavy snowfall and strong storm from 12:00pm of Tuesday night, a statement from the department said.

According to the statement, the highway would remain closed until the bad weather subsided and a snow clearing operation launched.

Passengers asked not to travel until they were informed to do so, the statement added.

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