Train services suspended across Kashmir


Train service was suspended on Saturday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley in view of joint resistance leadership shutdown call in remembrance of July 13 martyrs’.

File image of train in Kashmir (KL Image)

July 13 is observed as Martyrs Day in Jammu and Kashmir to remember those killed in the firing outside the Srinagar Central Jail by forces of the Dogra Maharaja in 1931.

An official said that the train service has been suspended following an advisory received on Friday 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.


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