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the act of confining prisoners to their cells (usually to regain control during a riot)

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T13 is an urban sports and shared cultural space and set to be the home to one of this year's most iconic events, the Titanic Lockdown - a brand new two-day boutique festival set to take place under the iconic Harland and Wolff cranes, with a properly world class headline bill of special guests.
Adele Sheasy said: "My son [who is off school] got a message off his friend saying the school was on lockdown and they had to move away from windows.
Lockdown, according to the National Counter Terror Security Office (NaCTSO), is a procedure designed to quickly restrict access and egress to a site or building (or part of) through physical measures in response to threat, either external or internal.
Nearby schools also went on lockdown after the shooting took place.
One punter, Laura McEwan, told the Mail that the pub had been in lockdown when they arrived at the scene just minutes after the axeman had left.
My youngest is in year seven and text to say the school had had a lockdown, wasn't upset in the slightest, therefore the staff at the school obviously did an excellent job of calming the situation down.
On days with a full lockdown schedule, only pedestrians and vehicles with Asean IDs and decals will be allowed to pass [through these routes] while the general public will be denied access,' Catalino Cuy, DILG officer in charge, said in a statement.
Procedures were put in place around the country after a teaching union said schools need a coherent strategy for lockdown procedures in case of a dangerous event taking place on their premises.
September 13 ( ANI ): The White House was placed on a security lockdown for some hours after a suspicious packet was found.
After failure of the sit-ins and lockdown, these elements have reappeared in a new guise.
For instance, if a violent incident occurs and a lockdown is needed to ensure the safety of everyone in the facility, then there wouldn't be any violation of rights.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly Daniyal Aziz has said the government would not allow any political party including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to disrupt peace, lockdown cities and attack on national institutions.
Most district employees are trained to deal with crises that would prompt a lockdown.
When I asked questions such as who knew when and why traditional lockdown originated, who taught it and where, if certification was required and whether infrastructure allows the use of the tactic, I was met with blank stares.
Now that the event is over, it's time to examine whether the circumstances truly demanded the lockdown and assess whether the lockdown sets a good precedent.