Mobile services suspended on Eid eve in Kashmir


Srinagar, Sep 12, 2016: A day ahead of Eid, All mobile phone services, save BSNL post-paid connections, were suspended across the Kashmir Valley on Monday even as the shutdown continued for the 66th day.

Mobile Internet facilities on cell phones and other appliances have already been suspended since the current spell of violence broke out in July.

According to official sources, Authorities could suspend broadband Internet facility on fixed landlines on Tuesday to check spread of rumours.

Separatists have appealed to locals to celebrate Eid on Tuesday with austerity as a mark of respect for the victims of the ongoing unrest, and called for march to the office of United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Sonwar area of Srinagar.

Authorities have decided to impose curfew and restrictions to prevent the march.

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Wefornews Bureau

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