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Snowfall, winds shut Salang highway for heavy traffic

Snowfall, winds shut Salang highway for heavy traffic

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Jan 21, 2020 - 14:52

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Salang highway, linking Kabulinfo-icon with northern Afghanistaninfo-icon, has been closed for cargo trucks as a result of heavy snowfall and strong winds.

Samiullah Walizada, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the key route was shut for traffic on Monday night, following snowfall.

In the winter, traveling the highway is dangerous for passengers, particularly for the sick and elderly people, due to heavy snow and cold weather. The

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