Army to help airlift stranded passengers from Jammu-Srinagar and vice versa: Defence Minister

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Srinagar:Minister of Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that Army will airlift stranded passengers from Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa.

The BJP leader while taking to her twitter handle said that she had spoken to DC Jammu, ” Army to help air-lift stranded students & others from Jammu to Srinagar & viceversa. Inclement weather affected their movement. Acknowledge the phone call of on this matter. Also just spoke with DC Jammu. ” She Tweeted.

Earlier in the day PDP president Mehbooba Mufti had spoken to Nirmala and had said the former had assured her help,”Spoke to ji regarding passengers who have been stranded in Jammu for many days now. She has assured me that arrangements will be made to airlift them soon.” She had tweeted.

As the Kashmir highway remained shut down for sixth straight day scores of passengers are stranded in Jammu.

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