COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,65,721 stranded JK residents; 3,30,845 via Lakhanpur, 1,34,876 through special trains

Jammu, September 19 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,65,721 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 150 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,34,876 passengers while about 3,30,845 persons from other states and UTs including 934 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 4032 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 18 to September 19 mornings while 1132 passengers have reached today in the 129th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 129 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 119,180 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.(KNS)


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