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India starts 14-hour curfew to curb coronavirus spread

Four cities in Modi's home state of Gujarat have declared shutdown until March 25

A sign pasted on a security barricade is seen after the India Gate war memorial was closed for visitors amid measures for coronavirus prevention in New Delhi.   © Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) -- India launched a 14-hour long curfew on Sunday to limit the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic in the country, where 315 people have so far been found to have contracted the disease.

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