Dozens of sheep take over empty street in Turkey

Dozens of sheep paraded down a deserted street in Turkey’s northern Black Sea coast, during a curfew imposed to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Bells and ‘baaaas’ echoed Sunday night (3 MAY 2020) on the streets of Atakum, in Samsun.

The city was under a four-day lockdown along with 30 others as Turkey grapples with the pandemic.

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During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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    Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe.

    Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.

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