Kashmir: Militants blow up railway track

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Srinagar, Apr 2: Militant groups have blown up a section of railway track in Pulwama district of Kashmir, an official said on Friday, Apr 1.

The incident took place between Avantipora and Kakpora railway station.

The official said, "About two to three metres of railway track was blown up by guerillas late Thursday, Apr 1, by carrying out an IED blast near Ratnipora village in Pulwama."

"The track is being restored and rail traffic will be resumed very shortly," the official said.

This is the first time that terrorists have attempted to disrupt rail traffic in the valley, which connects south Kashmir with North Kashmir.

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