Restrictions Imposed On Paragliding In Jammu After Terror Threat

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Jammu: As per order number 201 DMJ of 2016 issued by the office of the District Magistrate, restrictions have been imposed on the use of paragliders, parachutes, air balloons etc under section 144 of Jammu and Kashmir  CrPC.

“It has been brought to my notice that the terrorists may use sub conventional methods to target IAF/Defence/Police installations in near future,” said DM, Jammu, Simrandeep Singh. “There shall be no private air borne activity like para jumping, paragliding or launching of any hot air balloon within the radius of one km of any security or defense installation,” Singh added.

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“As such it is imperative to impose certain restrictions on the agencies involved in adventure sports like parasailing, paragliding or other similar airborne activities,” the order read.

All the private players running adventure sports activities have been directed to seek permission from the DM office before renting the paragliding or para jumping  equipments. The measures have been taken keeping in mind the recent Pathankot terror attack and the annual Amarnath Yatra that is going to starting from July 2.

“There shall be no private air borne activity like para jumping,  paragliding or launching of any hot air balloon within the radius of one km of any security or defense installation,” Singh added. “As such it is imperative to impose certain restrictions on the agencies involved in adventure sports like parasailing, paragliding or other similar airborne activities,” the order read.

All the private players running adventure sports activities have been directed to seek permission from the DM office before renting the paragliding or para jumping  equipments.

The measures have been taken keeping in mind the recent Pathankot terror attack and the annual Amarnath Yatra that is going to starting from July 2

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