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Kashmir: Prepaid mobile data services restored after six months in valley

Data Services On Prepaid Mobile Telephony Were Restored On Monday Midnight, A Police Official Said. He Said The Decision To Restore The Services Was Taken In View Of The Improvement In The Situation In The Valley.

PTI | Updated on: 31 Jan 2017, 05:52:17 PM
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Internet services on prepaid mobile connections have been restored in Kashmir Valley after remaining suspended for a period of more than six months. The suspension of internet services occured due to violence following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani by security forces.

Data services on prepaid mobile telephony were restored on Monday midnight, a police official said. He said the decision to restore the services was taken in view of the improvement in the situation in the Valley.

Also Read: Mobile services stopped in some areas of South Kashmir due to counter-insurgency operations

Mobile internet services on both prepaid as well as postpaid connections were suspended days after Wani was killed in an encounter in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on July 8. The services were snapped across the Valley to maintainlaw and order and to prevent rumour mongering. Internet facility on postpaid mobile connections wasrestored on November 18, 2016. 

Also Read: Mobile services suspended in Kashmir valley

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First Published : 31 Jan 2017, 05:35:00 PM