The Jammu railway stations is being monitored through CCTV cameras and baggage of passengers is being scanned at entry points. Security has also been beefed up in and around Udhampur and Katra railway stations, they said.

The security personnel who participated in the drill included those of local police, Government Railway Police, Railway Protection Force and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, said officials.

Authorities asked railway police officials to remain extra vigilant and to “thwart any nefarious designs of anti-national elements”.

Police also issued instructions to taxi, bus and auto drivers at the Jammu railway station to be on the lookout for any suspicious passengers.

The quick reaction teams and dog squads too were asked to be ready for deployment at a short notice.