An airline which was flying to Muscat carrying as many as 150 passengers from Jaipur in India was rescued by an air traffic controller from Pakistan at the right time after it ran through extreme weather conditions as per the media reports.
Police said there are no curfew restrictions in any part of the valley today. However, restrictions under Section 144 CrPC, prohibiting an assembly of four or more persons, continued as a precautionary measure in the valley on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, normal life remained badly affected in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as unprecedented and inhuman lockdown continued on 94th consecutive day, today.
Muzamil Mattoo, a freelance photographer, said that they reached Khanyar to cover a protest demonstration. We were in between personnel of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near Khanyar Chowk when a policeman pointed his pellet gun towards us and fired, he said.
“China deplores and firmly opposes that. India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China’s sovereignty,” he said replying to a question.
The day is also being observed as a Black Day in Kargil. All shops, business establishments, schools and the majority of offices are closed on the call given by the Joint Action Committee (JAC).