Travellers advised against non-essential travel to Mumbai

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada is advising against non-essential travel to Mumbai, India, after Nov. 26 and 27 shootings and explosions occurred simultaneously in several locations in South Mumbai. More than 100 people were killed. Travellers are also warned not to travel to the northeastern states of Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Assam due to armed robbery, kidnapping and terrorist activities. Insurgent groups have launched attacks on public buildings and public transportation. Foreign Affairs Canada also advises against all travel to the following regions: Jammu and Kashmir, with the exception of Ladakh via Manali or by air to Leh, due to ongoing conflict and terrorist violence, and the border areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and West Bengal, as well as the border areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and areas of Ladakh. (http://www.voyage.gc.ca)