Internet, train service in south Kashmir suspended after killing of Jaish commander

However, train service from Srinagar-Badgam in central Kashmir to Baramulla in north will continue and all trains will operate as per schedule, said a railway official.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Dec 26 2017 10:36AM | Updated Date: Dec 26 2017 10:36AM
Internet, train service in south Kashmir suspended after killing of Jaish commanderInternet, train service in south Kashmir suspended after killing of Jaish commander

Mobile Internet and train service have been suspended in south Kashmir in view of killing of a top Jaish-e-Muhammad commander Noor Trali in a gunfight with government forces in Samboora village of Pulwama district on Tuesday.

However, train service from Srinagar-Badgam in central Kashmir to Baramulla in north will continue and all trains will operate as per schedule, said a railway official.

He said an advisory has been received from police to suspend train in south Kashmir on Tuesday. 

Therefore, he said, no train will chug on Badgam-Srinagar to Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region. 

An official said that Internet service was suspended “as a precautionary measure” to prevent the spreading of rumours.