Eid Milad un Nabi: Mobile phone services to be suspended in Quetta
Mobile phone services to remain suspended in Muharram

Staff Reporter

QUETTA: The mobile services would be suspended on the eve of the 9th and 10th Muharram ul Haram in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan. Sources in the Balochistan home department said a letter has been sent to the federal interior ministry to direct the cellular companies to suspend the network on 9th and 10th Muharram Ul Haram.

The decision has been made by the provincial govt in view of terrorist threats. The provincial govt has already placed all law enforcement agencies on high alert during the Muharram.

Besides the Police and Frontier Corps, the Pakistan Army is also on standby to tackle any emergency situation.

Quetta has witnessed the worst sectarian terrorist attacks in the past 
Quetta City has witnessed the worst type of Sectarian terrorist attacks in the past. The minority Shia Hazara have been repeatedly attacked in various parts of the provincial capital.

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