|COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,99,540 stranded JK residents; 2,07,241 via Lakhanpur, 92,299 through special trains|
EARLY TIMES REPORT
JAMMU, Aug 10: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,99,540 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 110 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 92,299 passengers while about 2,07,241 persons from other states and UTs including 906 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 1455 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 09 to August 10 mornings while 879 passengers have reached today in the 89th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 89 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 76,603 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.