India, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Violence following a protest in Bandipore – Jammu and Kashmir, India

2023-10-11: A violent incident was reported on Wednesday (11 October) at around 4 pm (local time) following a protest demanding the release of a person who was arrested on Tuesday (10 October) following an assault near Gulshan Chowk in Bandipora District, Jammu and Kashmir. Due to the protest, traffic was also disrupted in the area for some time.
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.