Govt Locks Down 9 Kashmir Districts Till July 27

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A police personnel stands guard on a barricaded road in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk during a lockdown – KO File Photo: Abid Bhat

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has imposed a complete lockdown across Kashmir Valley, except for Bandipore district till July 27, to stem the spread of COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday.

The lockdown, which came into effect on Wednesday evening, will last till 6 am of July 27, they said.

“Complete lockdown in all Red districts (excluding Bandipora) of Kmr (Kashmir) Div (Division) from today evening till 6 am on 27-7-2020,” the Jammu and Kashmir administration’s Department of Information and Public Relations said on Twitter.

“Agriculture, horticulture and construction activities will continue in accordance with disaster management guidelines. The movement of goods carriers, LPG and oil tankers will also continue unhindered,” it added.

 

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