Karachi: Like Eid ul Adha Mobile Ban, Pakistani Government is planning to block Mobile Service in sensitive areas for 8th 9th and 10th of Muharram, Sources Told. The Government doesn’t want to inform public too early. The decision hasn’t finalized but there are chances that Mobile Services will off from tonight in Karachi, Quetta and other important Cities.
This time Southern Punjab can also affect during Ashura days especially Jhang city, which is famous due to sectarian issues. On other hand, it would be longest mobile service blockage of Pakistan. Government hasn’t told list of cities which will face this block. There can be variation of Mobile Network Suspension Days across Country.
Mobile Networks may go down tonight in Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta while Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad and other cities can get one more extra day. More details regarding this issue will be updated here as it will come.
Senior Current affairs anchor Jasmeen Manzoor also tweeted on this. She tweeted
Government planning to shut mobiles and motorbikes from tonight for 8th 9th and 10th of Moharram
— jasmeen manzoor (@jasmeenmanzoor) November 22, 2012
Government is also considering to ban motorcycle riding for 9th and 10th Muharram. Sindh Government already banned Bikes in 1Km surrounding of Imam Bargah.