Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services in the Kashmir Valley were today snapped following the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru amid apprehensions of a backlash.

All the mobile internet connections stopped functioning this morning as the news about hanging of Guru broke out.

Although, no reason has been given for snapping the services, it is believed that the step was taken as a preemptive measure to stop misuse of internet.

In the past, authorities have suspended internet and mobile services during the 2010 summer unrest in the Valley as some people used the internet to mobilise protests.

These services are suspended on every Republic day and Independence Day as a precautionary measure as well.

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