Kashmir : Train services from Srinagar-Anantnag-Banihal suspended

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August 4, 2017 0 Comments BREAKING NEWS 303 Views
Kashmir : Train services from Srinagar-Anantnag-Banihal suspended

All train runs from Srinagar-to Banihal in Jammu region via south Kashmir have been suspended today for security reasons following death of two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants in an encounter in Anantnag.
However, trains will chug on Srinagar-Badgam in central Kashmir to Baramulla in north Kashmir, a senior railway official told UNI this morning.
He said that all trains, operating between Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu region have been suspended for the day.
‘We have taken the decision to suspend train service today in south Kashmir after receiving an advisory from the administration and police for security reasons,’ he said, adding that trains will continue to run to north Kashmir.
Train service was resumed between Srinagar and Banihal only yesterday after remaining suspended for four days for security reasons.
Meanwhile,the train service has been resumed on all routes in the Kashmir valley after remaining suspended for security reasons.
All train runs between Srinagar and Banihal in Jammu region via South Kashmir has been resumed today after remaining suspended for the four for security reasons, a senior railway official told UNI this morning.
During the past four days the train service in south Kashmir remained suspended for security reasons after the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) local militants in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district July 30. This was followed by killing of two Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, including most wanted commander Abu Dujana on August Ist in Pulwama. Two civilians were also killed in security force firing on demonstrators who were trying to disrupt the operation.
One train has left Banihal for Srinagar via Qazigund, Anantnag, Pulwama at 0600 hrs, he said adding one train has also left Srinagar for Banihal in Jammu region.

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