Train services suspended across Kashmir

Srinagar

Train service was suspended on Friday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley in view of joint resistance leadership shutdown call against mass arrests, Jama’at ban and detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik under Public Safety Act(PSA).

File image of a train in Kashmir (KL Image)

JKLF chairman Malik, who was arrested on February 22 from his Maisuma house has been shifted to Kotbalwal jail, Jammu, after he was booked under PSA on Thursday.

An official said that the train service has been suspended following an advisory received on Thursday night from police.

Therefore, he said, no train will chug on Budgam-Srinagar-Islamabad-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region. Similarly, trains will also not run on Srinagar-Budgam and Baramulla in north Kashmir, an official said.

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