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Migrants loot snacks at Old Delhi railway station

New Delhi: A group of migrant workers traveling back to Bihar’s Gaya from Punjab’s Amritsar looted snacks and water bottles meant for distribution among Sharmik Special passengers, official sources said on Sunday.

According to northern railway officials, the incident occurred around 5.30 pm on Friday.

The official said that the group looted four cartons of snacks as these were being carted in for train passengers by IRCTC staff. The migrants carried as many packets of chips, biscuits and water bottles as they could carry and fled the spot immediately.

There was no railway police or other officials to intervene and restore order.

Only Shramik trains for migrant workers are operational from the Old Delhi station.

 

 

SOURCE: IANS