Muharram: Cellular services may be suspended starting tonight

Sindh government announces three-day public holiday on 8, 9 and 10 of Muharram.

Web Desk November 22, 2012

KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Thursday that a strategy was being devised for suspending cellular services starting tonight, Express News reported.

He was speaking to media outside the Rawalpindi District Headquarters Hospital were he had come to see injured law enforcement officials.

The Government of Sindh has also announced a three-day public holiday on 8, 9 and 10 of Muharram.

All educational and government institutions in Sindh will remain closed on all three days.

The government has repeatedly made claims of heightening security in order to prevent untoward incidents during the holy month, along with suspending cellular services and banning pillion riding.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in contradiction with its earlier statements, has said that the army has accepted the Sindh government’s request of providing security in the province.

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aazam | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

to band motor bikes and cellular service its not the solution corruption should be band not any thing else

syed | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@hairaan. Why was Imam Hussain a.s. martyred by yazeed laeen? Was he disrespecting companions? Lunatics dont need a reason to be evil. Its in their nature. Dont find excuses for them . This mentality is why we r in such a mess

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