Rail service in Kashmir resume, mini buses on roads in valley
A railway official told PTI that a train chugged between Baramulla and Srinagar this morning. The train service in the valley was suspended due to security reasons on the morning of 5 August – hours before the Centre announced its decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution and to bifurcate the erstwhile state into two Union territories.
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Indian Railways to conduct trial run tomorrow in Kashmir ahead of resuming services
The security and railway officials will be present during the trial run. "No mischievous element can stop this trial run. Keeping security arrangements in mind, the exact route of train between Banihal and Baramulla section has been not disclosed. So that everything goes smoothly," the Railways officials said.
Buses start plying in Srinagar, train services to resume
Train services in the valley were suspended on the morning of 5 August – hours before the Centre announced its decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution and to bifurcate the erstwhile state into two Union territories. The railways conducted two successful trial runs on the stretch on Monday after conducting a thorough safety audit of the line.
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Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after August 5
The Pakistan regiments were moved close to the Line of Control (LOC) following the abrogation of Article 370 (special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir) on August 5. Officials said that Pakistan brought in heavy artillery guns keeping in mind that tensions at the border could grow after the move.
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