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Mobile Internet To Remain Barred Till Sunday Afternoon: Police

2G internet services extended to 8th Jan

Says Situation Across Kashmir Valley Remained Peaceful, IGP Thanks People

SRINAGAR: Police on Friday said that mobile internet services would continue to be barred till Sunday afternoon.

“Like yesterday, today also the situation across Kashmir valley remained peaceful and no any untoward incident was reported from anywhere,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

“IGP Kashmir (Vijay Kumar) thanked the people for their cooperation with police & security personnel deployed on the ground and in maintaining the law and order,” he said. In view of the peaceful situation, he said, mobile service (voice call) and broadband of all TSPs shall open tonight at 10 pm.

“It is pertinent to mention that mobile service (voice call) and broadband of BSNL were never closed. However internet on mobile services shall remain shutdown till Sunday afternoon,” he said. IGP Kashmir told GNS that police will review the situation for opening mobile internet after the 4th of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani.

Meanwhile, police said: “People are yet again requested not to pay any heed to the rumours being maliciously spread by the anti-national elements, especially across the border with an objective to disturb the prevalent peaceful atmosphere in the valley.” (GNS)


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