COVID-19: Three shopkeepers booked in Poonch for violating lockdown

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Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar after a woman tested positive for COVID-19. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: Amid restrictions in view of novel coronavirus, authorities in Mendhar area of Poonch district on Thursday booked three shopkeepers for violating government orders.

Tehsildar of Mendhar, Dr. Vikram Kumar along with Block Medical Officer (BMO) Dr. Parvaiz Ahmed Khan booked three shopkeepers and seized their shops for violating lockdown orders.

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Pertinently, the precautionary measure across India were asked to take to contain spread of COVID-19. (KNO)

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