Srinagar-Leh Highway Reopens After Six Months Of Winter : News Photo

Srinagar-Leh Highway Reopens After Six Months Of Winter

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ZOJILA, KASHMIR, INDIA - APRIL 06: A convoy of Indian army waits for authorities to reopen the snow-cleared Srinagar-Leh highway on Srinagar-Leh highway after it was reopen by authorities on April 06, 2013 in Zojila, 108 km (67 miles) east of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. The 443 km (275 miles) long Srinagar-Leh highway was opened for vehicular traffic by Indian Border Roads Organisation after remaining snowbound at Zojila Pass for the past six months. The pass connects Kashmir with Ladakh region a famous tourist destination among foreign tourists for its monasteries, landscapes and mountains. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
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ZOJILA, KASHMIR, INDIA - APRIL 06: A convoy of Indian army waits for authorities to reopen the snow-cleared Srinagar-Leh highway on Srinagar-Leh highway after it was reopen by authorities on April 06, 2013 in Zojila, 108 km (67 miles) east of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. The 443 km (275 miles) long Srinagar-Leh highway was opened for vehicular traffic by Indian Border Roads Organisation after remaining snowbound at Zojila Pass for the past six months. The pass connects Kashmir with Ladakh region a famous tourist destination among foreign tourists for its monasteries, landscapes and mountains. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
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