Internet Services Suspended in Kashmir Valley

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SRINAGAR: Authorities today suspended internet services on mobile phones and through dongles in Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure following killing of 7 persons in BSF firing in Gool area of Ramban district.

The internet services on mobile phones and through dongles have been suspended for the time being to prevent miscreants from spreading rumours using these services, official sources said.

The speed of the Broadband connections has also been reduced, they said.

In the past, authorities had suspended internet and mobile services during the 2010 summer unrest in the Valley as some people used the internet to mobilise protests. Agencies

 

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