Mobile phone services partially blocked in major cities

Saturday 30 2017 3 weeks ago 19   Hyderabad   Print

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Report  Web Desk : ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone service has been partially suspended in major cities across the country on Saturday due to strict security arrangements for Muharram processions. According to a private news channel, Cellular and internet services were partially suspended in parts of Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and other cities beginning today, as authorities finalised arrangements ahead of the processions. Mobile phone service had also been partially suspended in different parts of the country. A large number of police and paramilitary troops have been deployed on the main procession routes. The government has already banned pillion riding in Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar in wake of Ashura security.(01)