Turkey imposes 4-day curfew across country during Eid

Hurriyet Daily News | May 23, 2020 at 9:51 AM
  • Turkey imposed a four-day nationwide curfew during the Muslim Eid holiday beginning May 22 midnight to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 4,200 lives in the country.
  • Although Turkey usually declares curfew at the weekends in the major cities, this one will cover all country for four days to include the Eid holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
  • On March 16, the country’s top faith body announced a nationwide suspension of congregational prayer gatherings, including Friday prayers.