Train services on Baramulla-Srinagar-Banihal section resumed after two days

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 10: Train services between Srinagar and Banihal in the Jammu region resumed after remaining suspended for security reasons for two days following clashes between demonstrators and security forces in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, where an encounter ensued on December 7 evening.

However, train services between Badgam in central Kashmir to Baramulla in north Kashmir was resumed yesterday after three days following improvement in the situation and repair of track.

The separatist organisations have also announced three-day relaxation in the strike from today. For security reasons train service on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu region was suspended on December 8 following massive protests in south Kashmir after an encounter ensued between militants and security forces on December 7 evening at Hassanpora Arwani in Anantnag.

It ended yesterday. However, train services between Badgam to Baramulla resumed yesterday morning after remaining suspended for three days.

Train service on the track was suspended on December 5 after track hooks were found damaged at Palhallan Pattan, where clashes took place between security forces and demonstrators, who were protesting against night raids and arrest of some persons on December 4.

Train service was restored the next day after the damaged portion of the track was restored by the railways.

Source: ANI