India, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Highway blockade during a protest in Prayagraj – Uttar Pradesh, India

2023-09-25: A violence was reported after the Prayagraj -Pratapgarh highway was blocked on Monday afternoon (25 September, local time) during a protest outside a police station against the torture of a youth in custody in Soraon, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Heavy security has been deployed around the location to avoid any untoward incident.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.