Special train from Bengaluru brings back stranded Manipur denizens


Imphal: A special train ferrying 1292 passengers (including 5 children) from Bangaluru had arrived at Jiribam railway station on Sunday at around 4.50 pm.

The train started from Bengaluru, Karnataka on June, 26. The number of passengers according to the sequence of their departure from Jiribam railway station were — Ukhrul district-236 passengers (including 2 children), Senapati district-329 passengers (including 3 children), Kamjong district – 40 passengers, Kangpokpi district-95, Kakching, Chandel and Tengnoupal districts – 69 passengers, Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts – 212 passengers, Thoubal district – 25 passengers, Noney district – 31 passengers, Bishnupur district – 47 passengers, Tamenglong district – 101 passengers, Imphal East district – 32 passengers, Imphal West district – 59 passengers and Jiribam district – 16 passengers.

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After undergoing screening and other mandatory procedures at Jiribam railway station, all the returnees boarded 41 buses including 6 MST for heading towards their respective quarantine centres. The buses are arranged by transport department, a DIPR release said.


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