More deaths in Kashmir, India

There was more violence in Kashmir during India's Independence Day celebrations. Several people, including a teenage boy, were killed in fierce gun battles between protesters and security forces. The violence occurred in the Batmaloo area of the main city of Srinagar. A curfew has been in place in large parts of Kashmir since July 9th.

Advice For Travellers

Due to civil unrest and uncertain personal safety, travel to this area should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.