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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,15,729 stranded JK residents; 2,91,982 via Lakhanpur, 1,23,747 through special trains

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JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 09: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,15,729 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 140 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,23,747 passengers while about 2,91,982 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 2800 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 08 to September 09 mornings while 1126 passengers have reached today in the 119th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 119 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 108,051 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.

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