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In Pics: Day 10 of Kashmir lockdown

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A bunch of youth being punished by security personnel for being out during the lockdown - Photo: KM/Umar Ganie


Srinagar, Mar 28: Daily spike in coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir has rattled people who continued to remain indoors for the tenth consecutive day on Saturday.

The day also saw seven more positive cases being declared in Kashmir, the highest number of such cases reported in the valley in a day so far. Till now, 27 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in J&K, 21 of them in Kashmir.

 
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Deserted market close to Srinagar’s Lal Chowk clock tower – Photo: KM/Umar Ganie
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Sporadic movement in city areas on Saturday: Photo KM/Umar Ganie

While all the roads, business hubs and residential areas in Kashmir, like the rest of India, remained largely empty, there was still some sporadic movement of people out on an emergency, or even those who could have avoided venturing out.

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Authorities in Pampore area of Pulwama have set up check-points where doctors on duty screen travellers and security personnel for COVID 19 – Photo KM/Umar Ganie

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Authorities in Pampore area of Pulwama have set up check-points where doctors on duty screen travellers and security personnel for COVID 19 – Photo KM/Umar Ganie
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People follow social distancing while buying medicines – Photo KM/Umar Ganie
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Lockdown in Pulwama town. Police personnel deployed question those out on the street – Photo: KM/Umar Ganie
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Dogs bask in an empty Batamallo market – Photo: KM/Umar Ganie
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The grade separator at TRC Srinagar blocked by security forces to avoid movement of people – Photo: KM/Umar Ganie
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Deserted TRC square in Srinagar – Photo: KM/Umar Ganie
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