Train services remain suspended on Baramulla-Banihal track

Srinagar, Sep 4 (UNI) Train services remained suspended in the Kashmir valley for the third day on Saturday as a precautionary measure.
Official sources told UNI that no train will run on Srinagar-Badgam and Baramulla in north Kashmir for the third straight day today.
Similarly, train services have also been suspended on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region, they said.
Train services were suspended on Thursday following direction from the administration and police as a precautionary measure.
There was an apprehension of law and order problem in the valley after the death of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani who breathed his last at his Hyderpora residence on Wednesday night.

According to the sources, in the past, railway property worth crores of rupees have been damaged in violence in the valley.
Train service has become very popular as it is cheap, fast, comfortable and safe against other mode of transport available in the valley. Majority of the prefer to travel by train from Srinagar to Banihal and later to Jammu by road.

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