Kashmir unrest: Mobile telephone services restored in the Valley
Postpaid mobile telephone services were on Saturday restored in Kashmir after being suspended for six days to curb rumour-mongering in the Valley where 64 persons have been killed over the past 43 days.
Srinagar: Postpaid mobile telephone services were on Saturday restored in Kashmir after being suspended for six days to curb rumour-mongering in the Valley where 64 persons have been killed over the past 43 days.
The mobile telephone services across all networks were restored around 11 am, an official said.
He said, however, outgoing call facility on pre-paid phones have not been restored yet.
The mobile phone services were snapped on 13 August as part of security drill ahead of Independence Day celebrations as well as to thwart separatist plans of holding rallies in the city centre.
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