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Cellular services remain suspended in some parts of Islamabad and Rawalpindi

Date: evening of 30 October, 2019 - ongoing Location: G-15, Islamabad bus terminal, Daewoo bus terminal, Jhangi syedan, 26 no. chungi, I-8, I-9, G-8, Faizabad, Peshawar Mor, Sohan Description: Cellular services have been suspended in some parts of twin cities from last night. People have been facing trouble in commuting using online cab services due to no internet Source: Residents of twin cities
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Internet services across the country faced disruption due to fault in two international submarine cables

Date: 29-30 October, 2019 Location: Pakistan Details: Internet services across the country faced disruption due to fault in two international submarine cables that connect Pakistan. There was a partial network shutdown in the country along with other areas receiving slow speed internet. As per details and reports, 50% of the internet traffic in Pakistan was shut down. After some time it was also reported that a third submarine cable also went down due to which the speed and availability was further affected. Internet service providers in Pakistan particularly Nayatel and PTCL issued statements regarding the incident. In a statement issued by both companies, it was said that the technical teams were working to get the issue resolved as early as possible. On October 30th, the internet services were fully restored in the country.
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Mobile services suspended in various cities on 10th Ashura proceedings

Event: 10 Ashura proceedings Date: 10 September, 2019 Cities: Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, G-5, G-6, G-7, Blue Area, I-10, Khayaban-e-Sirsyed (Rawalpindi), Bari Imam, Jehanian, Muzafarabad, Kotli, Bhimber, Neelam Valley, Qasur, Nankana Saheb, Sehwan, Chunian, Shorkot, Kashmor, Ahmedpur Sial, Rinala Khurd, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Sheikhupura, Okara, Chichawatni, Chistian, Gujrat, Quetta, Charsadda, Taxila, Wah Cantt Source: News channels
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Mobile services suspended in many cities on 9th Ashura proceedings

Event: 9th Ashura Date: 9 September, 2019 Cities: G-5, G-6, G-7, F-8, F-7, Blue Area, I-10, Bari Imam, Taxila, Wah Cantt, Khayaban-e-Sir Syed (Rawalpindi), Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Bari Imam, Peshawar, Charsadda Source: News channels
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Mobile services suspended in Sindh and twin cities on 8th Muharram proceeding

Event: 8th Muharram proceeding Date: 8 September, 2019 Cities: Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Islamabad (G-9, G-10) Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/09/18/mobile-services-to-remain-partially-suspended-from-8-to-10-muharram/ https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2019/09/09/mobile-services-to-be-suspended-in-twin-cities-during-muharram-processions/
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Mobile phone services suspended on Youm-E-Ali

Event: Youm-E-Ali Date: 27 May, 2019 Location: Few areas of Lahore and Karachi Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/476322-youm-e-ali-ra-traffic-plan-for-lahore https://www.newsone.tv/special/youm-e-ali-security-alert-nation-wide-cellular-service-suspended https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/youm-e-ali-mobile-phone-service-likely-to-be-630646.html
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Mobile services suspended in Gwadar and Pasni after terrorist attack

Location: Gwadar, Pasni and adjoining areas Timing: (11-05-2019) 5:00 pm to (12-05-2019) 9:00 pm Reason: Terrorist attack on PC Hotel, Gwadar Source: http://www.pakvoices.pk/mobile-services-restored-after-operation-completed-in-pc-hotel-gwadar/
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Mobile services suspended in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Event: Pakistan Day parade City: Islamabad & Rawalpindi Timing: 8 am to 1 pm Details: Mobile services were suspended in some parts of Islamabad in the wake of Pakistan day parade in Parade ground, Islamabad. Due to the suspension of mobile services, online cab services were also remained suspended in twin cities. Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1471290
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