Train services from Srinagar to Banihal suspended following protests


Srinagar, May 25: Train services from Srinagar to Banihal was suspended following protests at Arwani area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

The Srinagar-Banihal train service has been suspended due to the security reasons, a railway official said.

The official said that earlier, two trains ply from both the sides and were later suspended as a precautionary measure in wake of the protests at Arwani area.

However, train service from Srinagar to Baramulla and vice versa will operate as per the schedule, the official said.

Meanwhile, sources told GNS that a group of people today morning took to streets and staged a protest demonstrations against the arrest of several youths during nocturnal raids in the area. (GNS)