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Eid ul Fitar

Kill Switch Timeline Eid-ul Fitr is a celebration that marks the end of fasting month Ramadan by the Muslims. Government suspended cell phone services in at least four major cities in the wake of intelligence reports of possible terror attack on the day. 19 August, 2012 Cities Karachi, Sindh Lahore, Punjab Quetta, Balochistan Multan, Punjab Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/424463/eidul-fitr-security-cellphone-services-blocked-in-major-cities/
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Ishq e Rasool

Kill Switch Timeline Love for Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Day was observed throughout Pakistan condemning the anti-Islamic film. At least 20 people were killed and over 200 wounded in protests across Pakistan. 21 September, 2012 Cities Rawalpindi, Punjab Lahore, Punjab Karachi, Sindh Quetta, Balochistan Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Faisalabad, Punjab Jhang, Punjab Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab Multan, Punjab Khanewal, Punjab Attock, Punjab Murree, Punjab Chakwāl, Punjab Chakri, Punjab Kot Momin, Punjab Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/440300/ishq-e-rasool-day-observed-across-pakistan-live-updates/
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Law & Order

Kill Switch Timeline Pakistan government suspended the mobile services in Karachi and Quetta amid fear of the possible terror attacks on the first day Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. 16 November, 2012 Karachi, Sindh Timing: 08 AM to 05 PM Quetta, Balochistan Timing: 08 AM to 05 PM Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/466326/rehman-malik-bans-motorcycles-in-karachi-quetta-for-first-muharram/
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Ashura

Kill Switch Timeline The Day of Ashura is on the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks a very important day as martyrdom of Hussain Ibn Ali is observed. Government ban mobile services to avoid any act of violence and terrorism in the country. 23 November, 2012 Karachi, Sindh Timing: 06 AM to 12 AM Quetta, Balochistan Timing: 06 AM to 12 AM G-9, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory Timing: 06 AM to 12 AM Source http://quetta.newspakistan.pk/2012/11/23/8th-muharram-live-social-media-updates/
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Law & Order

Kill Switch Timeline PTA banned cellular services in Karachi from 11 AM to 6 PM without mentioning any specific reason. 28 December, 2012 Karachi, Sindh Timing: 08 AM to 05 PM Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/485826/terrorism-threat-cellular-services-suspended-in-karachi/
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Independence Day

Kill Switch Timeline Independence Day is celebrated on 14th August. For security concerns government blocked mobile services in violence plunged Balochistan province. 14th August, 2012 Balochistan Independence Day on 14th August, 2012- For security concerns government blocked mobileservices in Balochistan province. Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/421966/cell-phone-services-blocked-in-quetta-on-independence-day-report/
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Pakistan Day

Kill Switch Timeline 23rd March is a national holiday in Pakistan to commemorate the Lahore Resolution of 1940. Mobile services were banned due to potential threats of terrorism in the country. 23rd March, 2012 Lahore Punjab - Mobileservices banned after potential threats of terrorism in the lahore. Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/470468/under-the-garb-of-national-security-does-the-mobile-service-ban-infringe-upon-our-rights/
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