Coronavirus: Police warns rumour mongers in Kupwara

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SRINAGAR — Police Friday warned miscreants of consequences who spread misinformation about Coronavirus in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

SSP Kupwara Shri Ramambedkar said that a wave of misinformation and rumours on Coronavirus is creating panic among people in the district.

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“Since the Coronavirus outbreak, misinformation, especially through WhatsApp, has risen. I appeal people not to give heed to these rumours. There is nothing to panic and no case of Coronavirus has been reported from Kupwara,” Ambedkar said.

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He said that strict action will follow against rumour mongers. He advised people to stay indoors and stop venturing out unnecessarily. “People need to avoid visiting markets and hospitals unnecessarily,” he said, adding that everything in the district is under control and there is no need to panic.

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