Security Forces in Coronavirus-hit Iran to Clear Streets Within 24 Hours

An Iranian man wears a protective face mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, as he walks in Tehran. (Reuters)

An Iranian man wears a protective face mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, as he walks in Tehran. (Reuters)

A newly formed commission will be charged with overseeing the ’emptying of shops, streets and roads’ as part of a nationwide decision to be implemented within the next 24 hours, Major General Mohammad Bagheri said in televised remarks.

  • PTI Tehran
  • Last Updated: March 13, 2020, 7:31 PM IST

Iran’s security forces have been ordered to clear the streets nationwide within 24 hours in a bid to stop the novel coronavirus spreading, the armed forces chief said Friday.

A newly formed commission will be charged with overseeing the “emptying of shops, streets and roads” as part of a nationwide decision to be implemented within the next 24 hours, Major General Mohammad Bagheri said in televised remarks.

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