Majority starts leaving for native towns to celebrate Eid

ISLAMABAD:Majority of the Islamabad residents started leaving city on Friday to their native towns to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha.

Thousands thronged the railway stations and bus stands for an early departure to their respective destinations and celebrate the festival with their relatives.

The residents has ensured the booking at the buses and trains many days before Eid to avoid inconvenience due to rush.

All the buses were flooded with passengers due to unusual rush and those who could not get advance booking facing problems to secure a seat.

The traditional route of public transport also see flurry of traffic as buses wagons are being plied round the clock to carry passengers to inter-city bus terminals and Rawalpindi railway station.

This time Pakistan Railways announced to run 14 trains to facilitate people. According to PR official, all train are full to there capacity.

Thin presence of the mates in the city create security problems and it is most often that people complain of theft incidents on their return.

This time the police have taken precautionary measures and have asked the people to inform them before they lock their homes.

Source: APP