Salang Pass Closed Due To Heavy Snowfall

The Salang Pass was closed to traffic due to heavy snowfalls and avalanches on the southern side of the pass, local officials said Saturday.

Saber Ahmadi district governor of Salang said that snowfall continues from past two days in Salangs and at the moment the snow thickness reached to southern Salang side reaches to 80cm.

He urged passengers to avoid traveling through until the further notice.

Salang pass is one of the main transit routes of Afghanistan connecting Northern provinces to capital.

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