Life returns to normal in Kashmir after 2 days

FARZANA SYED. Dated: 7/10/2018 1:12:41 PM

Train services restored

SRINAGAR, Jul 9: Barring some parts of South Kashmir, normal life was resumed in Kashmir valley on Monday after a shutdown of two consecutive days.
Early on Monday, all business establishments, schools shops, stores across the markets in Kashmir were re opened after remaining shut for two consecutive days following shut down call issued by separatist leadership of valley on second anniversary of Hizb-ul-Mujahidin commander Burhan Wani's killing.
Normal work was resumed in all government and private offices across Kashmir while schools and colleges were re opened after remaining closed for two consecutive days.
Public and private transport plied normally on all routes across Kashmir valley.
In Srinagar city, vehicular traffic resumed normally along all roads while heavy vehicular and pedestrian movement was witnessed on all city routes.
The markets in Srinagar re opened normally while genuine attendance of students was witnessed in Srinagar schools.
Pertinently, life across Kashmir valley was paralysed on Saturday and Sunday following shutdown call given by joint resistance leadership of Kashmir on the second death anniversary of Burhan Wani on July 8.
Shutdown call was issued by separatist leaders on Saturday, July 7 in protest against the civilian killings and shifting of Dukhtaran e Millet chief Aasiya Andrabi and her two aides to New Delhi by NIA.
According to reports, routine life was resumed in other districts of Kashmir valley on Monday.
However, shutdown continued in some parts of South Kashmir which included Kulgam and Tral. Strike continued in these areas against the recent killing of three civilians, including a teenage girl, by security forces in Hawoora village of Kulgam district in South Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Baramulla to Banihal train services were resumed after the service remained suspended for two consecutive days.
According to railway officials, all trains operated normally on all routes of Kashmir from Banihal to Baramulla and vice versa.
According to officials, train service across Kashmir was suspended on Saturday and Sunday following directions by police and administration.
"All train operations from Banihal to Baramulla and vice versa resumed early on Monday. The service was suspended on Saturday and Sunday following the directions by police authorities. The step was taken keeping in view the safety and security of passengers," a railway official revealed.



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