Indore: As many as 64 students of IPS Academy who had gone to Jammu and Kashmir on a tour are caught there due to heavy snowfall. According to information, they were in Gulmarg when snowfall began and were asked to reach Srinagar and board a train back to Indore.

They took Kajikund route to reach Srinagar but in the way snowfall began and they have to take refuge in Kajikund.They remained stranded at Kajikund for more than 12 hours waiting for snowfall to recede. When snowfall took a break, the students moved to Srinagar to catch the train to Indore but they could not reach the railway station in time.

The train had left Srinagar station when the students reached there.No other train for Indore was scheduled for the day, therefore they were suggested to stay at Srinagar till the weather gets normal.The college authorities said that the students were provided accommodation at a hotel in Srinagar.

They will leave for Indore shortly, the college authorities said. Meanwhile, parents of worried students made a beeline to the college to know well being of their wards.All the students are safe, the college told the parents. They are likely to board a train back to the city on Tuesday.

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