LAHORE/RAWALPINDI/MULTAN: TPD Investigations Desk has learnt that specific areas in Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi will undergo a lockdown.
The areas are as follows.
- New Muslim Town
- Raza, Sikandar and Umar blocks of Iqbal Town
- Certain blocks in Garden Town
- Cavalary Ground
- DHA Phase 1 (AA Block)
- DHA Phase 6 (L Sector, A Sector)
- Askari 11
- Certain parts of Gulshan-i-Ravi
- Fauji Foundation University, New Lalazar
- Government Girls Highschool, Kahuta
- Satellite Town
- Abbasi Abad
- Naqshband Colony
- Gulgasht Colony/ Khairabad
- Mepco Colony
- Khwajabad/ Multan Kacheri
- Sadat Colony
A notification issued by the Punjab government confirmed that all markets, shopping malls, restaurants and offices would remain closed in these areas while movement would be restricted and all public gatherings would be banned.
Grocery stores, fruit and vegetable shops, tandoors and petrol pumps would be allowed to remain open between 9am and 7pm on all days of the week. Milk shops, fish and meat shops, and bakeries would be allowed to open from 7am to 7pm. All medical services, including hospitals, clinics and pharmacies would remain open 24 hours a day, the notification said.