Huge gridlock queues in Turkey as people flee cities ahead of first three-week national lockdown

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Huge gridlock queues in Turkey as people flee cities ahead of first three-week national lockdown” – below is their description.

    Drone footage captured gridlocked traffic in Istanbul on Thursday as thousands of Turks planned last minute travel to their holiday homes ahead of a 17-day lockdown.

    Under the new restrictions, people will have to stay indoors except for essential shopping trips and urgent medical treatment.

    Turkey on Wednesday logged 40,444 new Covid-19 infections and 341 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is one of the world’s highest number of cases and the worst on a per-capita basis.

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