Srinagar: The road to famous Mughal Gardens along famed Dal Lake in Srinagar got damaged yesterday when a portion of it caved surprisingly. No one was hurt in the incident however a scooty parked on the road fell in Dal and many people had a close shave.
Sources said that panic gripped Dal Gate in civil lines on Wednesday afternoon when a portion of Boulevard road collapsed at Badyari Chowk in Srinagar. The said that people were busy in daily chorus when the road started shaking and a portion of it slipped towards Dal. Eye witness said that a scooty parked on the roadside fell into the lake however no one was injured in the accident. Panic gripped the area and the nearby shops downed their shutters.
Soon after the incident traffic was stopped on the road and vehicles were diverted. An officer said that all the concerned departments have been informed .He said that since the road is very important its repair work will be taken on priority basis however the cause of the incident will be looked into.