Train service was suspended on Monday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley in view of joint resistance leadership shutdown call on the third death anniversary of militant commander Burhan Wani.
An official said that the train service has been suspended following an advisory received on Sunday night from the 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.
Burhan Wani and his two associates were killed in a brief encounter with counter insurgent forces in Bamdoora village of Kokernag area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.