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Mobile services, internet suspended in parts of Balochistan

Location: Quetta, Mach, Usta Muhammad, Gandhawa Date & timing: 1. (26th July, 2023) 07th Muharram from 9:00 am to 12:00 midnight 2. (28th July, 2023) 09th Muharram from 9:00 am to 12:00 midnight 3. (29th July, 2023) 10th Muharram from 6:00 am to 12:00 midnight Description: A notification issued by the Balochistan government said that mobile phone and internet services will remain suspended till Ashura. The decision was taken in response to the CPO Balochistan’s request which urged the provincial authorities to block all wireless mobile internet services.
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Mobile services partially suspended in various parts of Karachi

Date: 23rd July, 2023 Location: Parts of Karachi including Steel Town, Gulshan-e-Hadid, Jaffer e Tayar Society, Malir 15, Future Colony, Dawood Chowrangi, and Haji Zakaria Goth. Shah Latif Town, Bhitaiabad, Memon Goth Main Market, and Bin Qasim Town Event: 5th Muharram procession Description: On the 5th of Muharram, Imam Hussain, along with his family members and a small group of loyal companions reached a place called Karbala, where they were surrounded by a large Umayyad army. Source: https://bnn.network/sports/mobile-services-partially-suspended-in-karachi-for-muharram-a-detailed-account/
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Internet services suspended in major cities of Pakistan

Date: 9th May, 2023 Location: Major cities of Pakistan Event: Protest across the country after the arrest of Imran Khan Description: A countrywide protest erupted after the arrest of Imran Khan in afternoon and major cities witnessing crowds on the road. To control the law and order situation, internet services have been suspended in major cities of Pakistan. Source: ARY News
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Mobile services suspended in parts of Karachi on Youm-e-Ali processions

Date: 12th April, 2023 Event: Youm-e-Ali Description: The martyrdom of Hazrat Ali is considered a tragic event in Islamic history, and it is commemorated by many Muslim with sorrow, grief, and reflection. On Youm-e-Ali, Muslims may participate in mourning gatherings, recite elegies, deliver sermons, and engage in acts of charity in memory of Hazrat Ali. Some Muslims may also fast, perform prayers, and engage in acts of self-reflection and repentance as a way to honor Hazrat Ali's sacrifice and seek closeness to Allah. Due to avoid law and order situation, government suspended mobile services in parts of Karachi. Source: Locals
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Cellular services suspended in the vicinity of Zaman Park

Date: 15th March, 2023 Location: Zaman Park and surroundings, Lahore Reason: Imran Khan arrest Description: Police made multiple attempts to storm into the ex-PM's Lahore residence, but were stopped by his supporters. Khan's supporters pelted stones at the police, who responded by firing tear gas at the crowd. To control the situation, cellular services have been suspended in the vicinity of Zaman Park.
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Cellular and broadband services disrupted across the country

Location: Pakistan Date: 24th January, 2023 Timing: 7 am - 8:00 pm Reason: Countrywide power shutdown Description: Due to power shutdown across the country, users have been facing disruption in cellular and broadband services across the country Source: https://twitter.com/PTAofficialpk/status/1617539301692301312 https://twitter.com/PTCLOfficial/status/1617501961741570049
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