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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,83,833 stranded JK residents; 1,97,061 via Lakhanpur, 86,772 through special trains

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JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,83,833 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 104 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 86,772 passengers while about 1,97,061 persons from other states and UTs including 904 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 1753 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 03 to August 04 mornings while 729 passengers have reached today in the 83rd Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 83 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 71,076 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.

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