Violent protests in Kashmir, India

Tensions have spiked again in Kashmir with violent protests in multiple areas of the Budgam district leaving 3 people dead and many injured. The protests occurred when thousands ignored the curfew and attempted to march to the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar.

Advice For Travellers

Tensions have been high and protests have been occurring in this area since July 9, 2016. Travellers should avoid the Kashmir area.

Rights groups have described this situation as a state of emergency. Mobile internet services are still suspended. Religious pilgrimages have been suspended.

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