In the wake of the recent terror attack on the Bangladesh’ capital, the Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree express train service was suspended on Tuesday.
Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express train services have been suspended for now. #DhakaAttack
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 5, 2016
The Maitree Express is the only train which runs between Kolkata and Dhaka. It runs six days a week from each side.
It takes around 10–11 hours to cover the distance between two cities.
Over the security of the Indians in Dhaka, India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh V Shringla on Monday said “we’ll review security status for Indian nationals and update travel advisory.”
Bangladesh on Tuesday pressed anti-terrorism charges against several suspects and identified the fifth assailant in the country’s worst terror attack as authorities intensified efforts to unravel the plot behind the brazen
assault in which 22 people were slaughtered by Islamists.