- Title: Indian Kashmir sanitises public places amid coronavirus spread
- Date: 23rd March 2020
- Summary: BARAMULLA, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA (MARCH 23, 2020) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) SECURITY PERSONNEL STANDING, AS TRACTOR CARRYING DISINFECTANT MOVES ON ROAD VARIOUS OF SECURITY PERSON SPRAYING DISINFECTANT ON SHUTTERS OF CLOSED SHOPS SECURITY PERSON SPRAYING DISINFECTANT ON CAR AND SHOPS JAMMU AND KASHMIR POLICE (WEARING BROWN UNIFORM) AND INDIA'S ARMED FORCES, CENTRAL RESERVE POLICE FORCE (CRPF) PERSONNEL STANDING (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) CRPF COMMANDANT, VINAY KUMAR TIWARI, SAYING: "In all the lanesâ€¦ the public places, we are disinfecting the bus stands, taxi stands, hospitals, banks, post offices, and the bus stops. We are distributing masks and sanitisers to the public and making them aware (about coronavirus)." VARIOUS OF SECURITY PERSON SPRAYING DISINFECTANT
- Keywords: Army Baramulla CRPF India Kashmir coronavirus disinfectant lockdown police sanitisation shops
- Reuters ID: LVA001C69UQ1B
- Location: BARAMULLA, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA
- City: BARAMULLA, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA
- Country: India
- Duration: 00:01:57
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Story Text: EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: PART QUALITY AS INCOMING
Security personnel in India's Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district carried out disinfection drive to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus as the cases of the contagion climbed to above 400 across the country.
Jammu and Kashmir Police along with India's Central Reserve Police Force sprayed disinfectant on shops and public places including, bus stands, taxi stands, hospitals, banks, and post offices.
The virus outbreak has severely affected the restive region's economy, just as they were recuperating from a locked down after the region's autonomy was revoked in August last year.
Jammu and Kashmir administration has also banned entry of foreign tourists into the territory as a precautionary measure, after it reported one infection.
India has so far reported 415 positive coronavirus cases, and seven deaths.
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