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lockdown

(US) a security measure in which those inside a building such as a prison, school, or hospital are required to remain confined in it for a time.
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Commenting on intensity of the 'Islamabad lockdown', Maulana 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'.
'Islamabad lockdown' would prove to be the last nail in the government's coffin,' he said.
'I can't even describe the atmosphere in our home ever since the occupied Kashmir is on a lockdown,' he said, with tears visible in his eyes.
The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) has advised that all prisons were subject to lockdowns with a night shift roster put in place during the industrial action.
It read: "Please be aware that, due to a minor incident, school has gone into partial lockdown. There is no cause for concern.
Khalil Mawadi, a driver in Indanan, said the lockdown stranded many people.
In "Studying Options" the authors of the study, One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional Lockdown Versus Multi-Option Responses to School Shootings, explain how they conducted their study and what they learned.
Now the Examiner has obtained a letter sent to parents from senior school staff which reads: "Further to the lockdown communication you received before half-term we planned and completed lockdown drill today.
She said: "There are a number ON RACINGPOST.COM LATEST ON THE EQUINE FLU OUTBREAK of thoroughbred yards involved but they are not in lockdown. We didn't impose a regulatory lockdown position at all.
"Staff decided to go into lockdown and moved pupils but it was all done in a few minutes.
THE mother of a boy at the centre of a school's emergency lockdown says she's hit rock bottom after reading "gossip and unpleasant comments" about her son.
A SCHOOLGIRL has described how pupils hid under tables and barricaded the door during an emergency lockdown.