Militants can target running trains in Jammu: IGP railway

Various militant outfits would try to attack the railway infrastructure in Jammu region, a senior railway police officer said here today and emphasized upon the security agencies to keep ‘extra vigil’.

“In view of the previous infiltration on the International Border and the recent Fidayeen attacks close to the railway tracks, acts of sabotage and cross border terrorism at railway tracks, stations and running trains cannot be ruled out,” M Sulaiman Salaria, Inspector General of Police Railways Jammu and Kashmir said.

Salaria was speaking during the review of the security arrangements of the railway along the international border in Jammu region today.
Salaria emphasized upon the security agencies to keep ‘extra vigil’, ‘remain careful’ and “maintain close co-operation with other sister agencies to ensure safety and security of Railway passengers, trains, track, and other vital installations”.

He asked all the jawans of the railway police to remain extra alert in their area of responsibility and to keep an ‘eagle eye’ at Railway tracks, railway stations and in running trains located parallel and in close proximity to the International Border.

Superintended of Police Railway Jammu Suram Singh also asked the railway Jawans to maintain extra vigil and maintain an alert in their respective jurisdictions. (Agencies)

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