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Train service resumes in Kashmir
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Train service resumes in Kashmir

Agency News

Srinagar, June 7: Train service resumed on Friday after remaining suspended for two days for security reasons in the Kashmir Valley in view of the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, a senior railway official said this morning.

All trains will run as per schedule today in the Kashmir Valley, the official said. He said a fresh advisory was received from the administration to resume train service from this morning. Earlier, an advisory was received on June 4 evening to suspend all train runs in the Kashmir Valley for two days on June 5 and 6 for security reasons.

He said trains are running as per schedule since this morning on Srinagar-Badgam and Baramulla in north Kashmir. Similarly, trains will chug on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu region, he added.

Railway officials said that they are acting on the advice of local administration, particularly police who are taking decision keeping in view the safety and security of the passengers besides railway property and officials.

He said a letter was received that there is apprehension of damage to railway property and other assets in view of past incidents, especially during Eid-ul-Fitr 2018. (UNI)