Avoid Travel To J&K: UK, Germany and Australia Issue Advisories To Tourists

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Srinagar: The United Kingdom, Germany and Australian government on Saturday has issued the latest travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir.

UK has warned its citizens to “remain vigilant” and up to date with the developments, citing reports in the national media over a heightened security threat in the state.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its advisory a day after the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir suspended the annual Amarnath yatra due to security reasons, and issued an advisory asking pilgrims and tourists to return as soon as possible.

The FCO added on its advice that already warned against travel to the north Indian state, including to the tourist destinations of Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg.

The Ministry of Foriegn Affairs of Germany have also advised its citizens to the leave Jammu and Kashmir.

“Travelers staying in Kashmir (especially the Kashmir Valley and the Amaranath Yatra Pilgrimage Route) are advised to leave Jammu and Kashmir,” the ministry.

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