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SRINAGAR: Train services remained suspended today due to protests. A group of people took to streets and staged a protest demonstration in Arwani area today morning against the arrest of several youths during nocturnal raids in the area.

The protesters stopped the train service and were demanding the release of all the youth arrested by police during night raids. A police officer said that they have picked up some youths from the area for questioning in connection with the firing incident on May 15 and grenade attack in Bijbehara town on May 23.

The railway authorities , apprehending trouble, ordered Suspension of Train services from Srinagar to Banihal. However, train service from Srinagar to Baramulla and vice versa will operate as per the schedule, a railway official said.