In a press release, the Jammu and Kashmir government said that 12 of the 22 districts are currently "functioning normally", with some limited night-time restrictions in five of these. "The measures put in place have ensured that there have been not a single loss of life or serious injuries to any one during the course of maintaining peace and order. We have prevented any loss of human life despite concerted efforts by the terrorist organisations, radical groups, and continuing efforts by Pakistan to destabilise the situations,' it said.
Chinese paramilitary forces conducted exercises across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, raising fears that Beijing may be preparing to act against mass demonstrations in the Asian financial hub it has described as “near terrorism”.
Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong’s international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened.
Flight check-in has been suspended at Hong Kong International Airport for a second consecutive day because of anti-government protests.
Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world’s busiest terminals, a dramatic escalation of anti-government protests that have roiled the Asian financial hub.
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday, and demonstrators swiftly gathered elsewhere during another tense and restive weekend.
Beijing authorities issue strongest warning yet to demonstrators in rare media briefing