Watch | ‘Unnecessary barricading’ hits life in Srinagar locality


Residents of Madina Colony Burzeebagh aranResidents of Madina Colony BurzeeBagh Rangpora in Srinagar City claim that the administration had unnecessarily barricaded the locality as a covid containment zone when no case was found there. They said that all the roads approaching the locality were blocked, which hit their normal life. Barricades were removed after residents of the area asked for the identification of the COVID infected person (s) as they say no one from the locality has been found Covid positive in the last many days.

Reported by Umer Asif. Edited by Asif Hamid.

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