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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,11,803 stranded JK residents; 2,89,182 via Lakhanpur, 1,22,621 through special trains

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JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 08: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,11,803 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 139 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,22,621 passengers while about 2,89,182 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 4150 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 07 to September 08 mornings while 1125 passengers have reached today in the 118th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 118 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 106,925 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.

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