Ashura security: Mobile phone services suspended in various cities

October 12, 2016
Samaa Web Desk


KARACHI: In connection with Ashura security plan, authorities Wednesday closed cellular phone services in different cities.

According to our correspondent, the services were suspended at around 12pm for nearly seven hours in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Gilgit and other cities.

The decision has been taken on the directives of federal government.

“The services will resume at around 7pm when almost all processions of Ashura will culminate at their respective cities,” an official told Samaa. – Samaa