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Cellular services restored in Balochistan

Services were restored in Quetta and its adjoining area's after being shut down for 24 hours. - File photo


QUETTA: Shut down in light of the deteriorating security situation and threat of a terrorist attack on independence day, cellular services in Balochistan have been restored after almost 24 hours.

As regular practice over the past few years, the government had shut down cellular services in Quetta and adjoining regions on independence day.

Security officials said that the reason for shutting down cellular services was to disrupt any communication between terrorists.

Security officials said that the overall security situation had improved due to this practice.

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Comments (3) Closed

Aug 14, 2012 10:33pm
This tells u the state of the nation; we are going to open a new front. This country heading for a disaster.
Aug 15, 2012 03:47am
Why is all of Baluchistan punished ?!! The reason security agencies exist is so they an track and arrest criminals, not punish whole populace.
Aug 15, 2012 04:06am
R u serious