Srinagar: At least eleven boys and a truck driver, who were travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, were stopped at Batote and were later put under quarantine at Ramban while as their samples were also taken, said officials.
Additional Superintendent of Police (SP) Ramban district, Sanjay Parihar, said that eleven boys and a truck driver were travelling in a truck and they were stopped and their samples taken immediately. “They have been put under quarantine at Ramban,” he said.
Confirming the incident, Deputy Commissioner Ramban Nazim Ziya Khan said, “Their samples have been taken and they will have to remain under mandatory quarantine for fourteen days at Ramban.”
He added that it is being ascertained whereabouts of these boys and where they were going. “They were heading towards Srinagar from Jammu,” he said. (KNO)