Three Countries issue Advisories, Asking Tourists to Return from Kashmir

August 04

Three Nations have issued advisories asking their nationals to return soon from the Kashmir Valley.

France, England and Germany have issued advisories asking their nationals to leave the Kashmir valley immediately.

Earlier, the Jammu Kashmir Government had issued an order asking Indian tourists and Yatris to leave the Himalayan region.

The order came a day after extra troopers were called in to Jammu Kashmir, the Governor of Jammu Kashmir said that the security arrangements have been made in view of an internal security threat.

Panic has gripped Jammu Kashmir since, people have been storing ration and other essential items. On Friday evening, when the order asking Indian tourists to leave the valley surfaced on social media, chaos was witnessed around the main markets of the valley.

Hurriyat activists throughout the valley have been detained in their concerned Police stations, also prominent personalities are being summoned to the Police stations.

Police officials say that they are just hoping that situation does not deteriorate to worsen. “We do not want anyone to die, Police is apprehensive of the situation in Kashmir worsening.”

In this atmosphere of uncertainty, the students from Indian states studying at National Institute of Technology were asked to return as classwork was suspended in the institute.

Rumours and fake news have taken a heavy toll on the local Kashmir populace. The markets abuzz with activities are also witnessing a drop in activities.

For the first time in a decade, BSF was called into the Chenab valley, the Jammu reguon and Ladakh divions are too abuzz with activities.

Extra troops have been deployed across the valley and in other divisions of the state.

The Political spectrum across Jammu Kashmir is apprehensive and have been conducting all party meetings and also meeting Satya Pal Malik, the Governor of Jammu Kashmir.