News of spraying chemicals fake, fabricated: SMC

News of spraying chemicals fake, fabricated: SMC

Srinagar, Mar 19: SMC on Thursday said the news being circulated in social media platforms regarding spraying of chemicals to prevent Covid-19 is “fake” and “fabricated”. In a statement issued to press SMC is not going to take up any chemical spraying after 10.pm for prevention of Covid 19 but as routine, sterilisation and sanitisation of different spots, institutions, important destinations etc will be a continuous exercise. Commissioner SMC Gazanfar Ali in this regard has requested people to stay away from such fake news and follow the day to day advisories and precautionary measures that are published, telecasted or broadcasted from authentic and reliable sources. People should follow SMC official page on FB and Twitter for any update, advisory or other piece of information regarding Covid 19. (KNS)