Jammu: All inter-state trains and buses plying between Jammu and Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine basecamp town of Katra were suspended on Saturday in view of the Jats’ stir in Haryana, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded, an officical said.
“Except for two early morning trains that arrived here, all inter-state trains have been suspended to and from Jammu city and Katra town today (Saturday),” a senior officer of the Indian Railways told IANS here.
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Buses from Jammu and Kashmir to Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and other state were also suspended on Saturday in view of the law and order situation in Haryana following the Jats’ stir demanding reservations.
Army personnel were airlifted on Saturday to Haryana’s violence-ridden Rohtak town after Jat protesters dug up roads to block the entry of military units.
Looting and arson continued in the town through Friday night with unruly mobs targeting malls, shops and other buildings and many of them were set on fire.