Tension in Kashmir region continue - Update

Tensions remain high in the Kashmir region today in spite of a strict curfew. Protesters clashed with the military across the region and police and soldiers fired bullets and tear gas to try to disperse the crowds. Some tourists who had been confined to hotels were allowed to depart for the airport today.

Travellers should avoid this region until tensions have subsided due to lack of personal security. Some countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel to this region.

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