Pakistan

KARACHI (Staff Report) – Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has suspended mobile phone and wireless internet services in different parts of country, including Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar and Haiderabad, in the wake of Ashura processions.


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According to a statement mobile phone services have been suspended in as many as 68 districts of the country on request of provincial governments.

Out of the 68 districts, 34 are in Punjab, 8 in Sindh, 15 in KP, 3 in Balochistan, 1 in Gilgit Baltistan and 7 in Azad Kashmir.