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Special commandos at sensitive stations

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Special commandos will be deployed at sensitive stations, like Jammu and Pathankot, on the 654-km route of the Delhi- Katra Vande Bharat Express to respond to any security situation, a senior Railway Protection Force official said on Thursday.

New Delhi: Special commandos will be deployed at sensitive stations, like Jammu and Pathankot, on the 654-km route of the Delhi- Katra Vande Bharat Express to respond to any security situation, a senior Railway Protection Force official said on Thursday.

RPF Director-General Arun Kumar said Commandos for Railways Security (CORAS) will not be deployed on the train, flagged off from Delhi on Thursday, but only at identified locations on the route.

The security measure has been taken after a survey of the route by the RPF.

The first Vande Bharat Express launched between Delhi and Varanasi earlier this year had faced incidents of stone pelting enroute, damaging its windowpanes.

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