Karnataka tourists safe in Srinagar

Karnataka tourists safe in Srinagar

Amaranth pilgrims from Karnataka, who were struck in violence hit Kashmir, are safe and some of them are returning to their home town.

According to Karnataka Bhavan officials, over 300 pilgrims who were stuck between Sonamarg and Srinagar were safely brought to Srinagar with escort from army.

“The information on all the tourists who contacted us seeking help, has been passed on to Jammu and Kashmir police and they have helped them to reach safe places in Srinagar,” Atul Kumar Tiwari, Resident Commissioner, Karnataka Bhavan said in a statement.

If any tourists or their family members require any help, they can contact control room set up in Delhi where senior officials will extend all possible help, he said.

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