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Peshawar gets smart lockdown imposed in a few COVID hotspot areas from today

"The lockdown shall remain in force till further orders," the notification added.

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Peshawar gets smart lockdown imposed in a few COVID hotspot areas from today!

According to a notification issued from the office of the deputy commissioner of Peshawar, the smart lockdown has been imposed in parts of Peshawar district to control the spread of the Covid-19 disease.

“Smart lockdown would come into effect from 9 pm on August 13 (today) and shall remain in force till further orders,” the notification added.

The areas to go under smart lockdown include:

  • Bara Gate area bound by Bara road and Al Faisal street
  • Charsadda Road area bound by Canal Road, Charsadda Road, and Pajjagi Link Road
  • Mahal Terai area bound by Dalazak Road and Ring Road
  • Street No 1, Darmangi Garden, Warsak Road

As per the notification:

  • No entry or exit would be allowed to these localities except for people supplying essential commodities.
  • All types of gatherings would be strictly prohibited. All shops — apart from essential services such as pharmacies and general stores — would also remain closed.
  • Additionally, congregations in mosques would be limited to five people.



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