Back from Bangladesh, 160 refuse quarantine in Jammu Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Mar 20 (Agencies): Over 160 students who were returning from Bangladesh amid coronavirus fears allegedly refused to undergo isolation and created a ruckus at the airport, before they were brought under control and sent to a quarantine facility on Thursday, police said. “Today, a few students arrived from Bangladesh at Srinagar International Airport. As per the directions of the Budgam district magistrate, these students were to be quarantined as precautionary measure,”a police official said.

He said the medical authorities at Srinagar International Airport requested these students to cooperate for the quarantine process to which they did not agree and started a protest, breaking window/glass panes of airport arrival area.

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