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Mobile internet services restored in Jammu after 17-day ban

Updated: Jul 26, 2016 08:56 IST      
Mobile internet services restored in Jammu after 17-day ban

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), July 26 (ANI): The mobile internet services have been restored in Jammu region after remaining suspended for 17 days in view of protests in Kashmir valley following the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

Deputy Commissioner of Jammu Simrandeep Singh said the orders have been issued to restore mobile Internet services with immediate effect.

Fearing a backlash in Jammu region after the start of protests in the valley, the authorities had decided to snap mobile internet services across 10 districts of the region.

Meanwhile, the state government has asked the Kashmiris residing or studying outside the state to contact Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of their native districts for any help.

Barring BSNL post-paid mobile connections and landlines with broadband connections, the authorities suspended mobile telephony and mobile internet services across the valley following protests.

With communication snapped, Kashmiris outside the state have been expressing concerns over their families' welfare with some students complaining that they were running out of money. (ANI)

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