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A status mandated by the security department of a facility during an emergency. During lockdown, all exits are manned and foot traffic is closely monitored
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Opposition APC discusses 'Islamabad lockdown' plans
Commenting on intensity of the 'Islamabad lockdown', Fazl said no one would be able to disperse the protesters as 'our mujahids (workers) are not embarking upon a pleasure trip and are well prepared to bear every hardship'.
Earlier, the participants sat along the main road on chairs with black ribbons tied around their faces or mouths in what they said was demonstration of a 'silent protest' against the lockdown of Kashmir and the atrocities being perpetrated by the Indian government with impunity.
A text message was also sent to neighbouring school Our Lady Star, which also went into lockdown following the reports.
Mawadi said the lockdown was imposed from noon to 6 p.m.
In "In Support of Lockdown," an advocate of the lockdown approach raises his concerns about the study and explains why he believes lockdown is the safer approach for schools.
Royds pupil, "The children and staff were exemplary throughout the lockdown. Staff and children were safeguarded at all times." The 13-year-old boy who was in an ICT class at 2.15pm said the school bell began to ring, and: "The female teacher locked the door and we all had to get under the desks, there were about 30 of us.
She added: "Describing the yards to be in lockdown isn't quite appropriate as that implies a regulatory lockdown in the same way the BHA has been operating, but we do not operate like that over here."
"As the result of a message left on one of the partnership schools' answerphones, the headteacher decided to lockdown Duncow, Dunscore and Moniaive primary schools.
Pupils described how children hid under tables and barricaded the door after an alarm was sounded and the school was put into emergency lockdown on Thursday afternoon.
"My [teacher] came in screaming and shouting and said 'everyone get under the table we are under lockdown'.