Kashmir: Train service resumes after two days

Srinagar

Train services in Kashmir have been resumed on Monday after two days of continue suspension for security reasons, a senior railway official said.

A senior railway official told Kashmir Life that train service was resumed this morning in the valley.

A fresh advisory was received from police to resume the train service after remaining suspended for two days across Kashmir for security reasons. Therefore, he said, trains will run as per schedule on Budgam-Srinagar-Islamabad-Qazigund in south Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu region today.

Similarly, trains will also chug on Srinagar-Budgam and Baramulla in north Kashmir, he added.

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq, and Mohammad Yasin Malik had called strike on Saturday against shifting of Dukhetaran-e-Milat (DeM) chief Asiya Andrabi and her two associates to New Delhi by National Security Agency (NSA) and on the second death anniversary of Hizb commander Burhan Wani on Sunday.

This was the second time the train has been suspended in the valley in the month of July. Last year train service remained suspended for 50 times partially or fully in the valley.

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