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Salang highway closed for passenger vehicles

Salang highway closed for passenger vehicles

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Feb 13, 2020 - 11:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Salang highway, linking Kabul with northern Afghanistaninfo-icon, has been shut for traffic due to heavy snowfall, an official said on Thursday.

Samiullah, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the key route had been closed for all kinds of traffic following heavy snowfall and storms on Wednesday night.

Snowfall and rain continued for the third day in Salang and a number of other provinces. As a result, the road had to be closed, the official said.

In the winter, traveling the busy highway is dangerous for passengers due to heavy snow and cold weather conditions.

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