KARACHI/QUETTA/LAHORE: Cellular service has been suspended in different countries including Karachi, Bahawalpur, Quetta, Lahore and Faisalabad as part of security arrangements for the Moharramul Haram.
According to details, the mobile phone service began being closed in sensitive areas of Karachi including Numaish, Kharadar, Ancholi, and Gulistan-e-Jauhar since morning.
Accoridng to the home department, cellular service has been closed in view of security concerns ahead of processions of 8th Moharram.
Service has been suspended over the recommendation of Sindh government.
Other cities where mobile phones have been silenced include Bahawalnagar, Faisalabad, Quetta, and Gilgit-Baltistan. –SAMAA
Story first published: 29th September 2017