Mobile services curtailed in Kashmir

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016,12:22 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Srinagar | Authorities today suspended mobile internet services in Kashmir Valley, while the cellular facility was completely snapped in south Kashmir in the wake of apprehensions of law and order problems following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani.

Mobile internet services have been suspended in the whole of Kashmir Valley, while mobile facility has been fully stopped for now in south Kashmir, a police official said. He said the decision was taken in view of apprehensions of law and order problems.

It has been done to maintain law and order and prevent the miscreants from spreading rumours which otherwise could lead to the situation turning violent, the official said. However, he said, the broadband services were working as usual.

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