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Imam Hussain Chelum

Kill Switch Timeline Chelum day is observed to mark the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Government due to the risk of possible terror attacks banned mobile services in various parts of country. 03 January, 2013 Cities Bolan District, Balochistan Sibi, Balochistan Nasirabad, Balochistan Jafarabad District, Balochistan Jhal Magsi District, Balochistan Khuzdar, Balochistan Loralai, Balochistan Zhob, Balochistan Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Lahore, Punjab Rawalpindi, Punjab Attock, Punjab Jhelum, Punjab Multan, Punjab Sargodha, Punjab Faisalabad, Punjab Chakwāl, Punjab Karachi, Sindh Hyderabad, Sindh Sukkur, Sindh Mirpurkhas, Sindh Naushahro Feroze, Sindh Khairpur, Sindh Azad Kashmir
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Tahir ul Qadri Long March

Kill Switch Timeline Pakistani religious scholar and head of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT)Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri took out a long march to protest government's corruption. The march moved from Lahore to Islamabad and stayed in Blue Area, Islamabad between 14 and 17 January 2013. Cellular services were blocked on the route of long march throughout its way to Islamabad. 13 January, 2013 Cities Karachi, Sindh Islamabad Capital Territory (blue area) Faizabad, Islamabad Highway, Rawat Link road Shahdara to Rawat (GT Road) Imamia Colony Road, Shahdara, Punjab Shahdra More Ravi Bridge Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab Do Moria Pull, Lahore, Punjab Garhi Shahu, Lahore, Punjab Dharampura, Lahore, Punjab Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore, Punjab Ichhra, Lahore, Punjab Model Town, Lahore, Punjab Source http://propakistani.pk/2013/01/13/mobile-service-blocked-qadri-long-march/
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Law & Order

Kill Switch Timeline Government and PTA authorities suspended mobile phone services due to possible terror attack. 15 January, 2013 Cities IslamabadTiming: 10 AM to 12 PM RawalpindiTiming: 10 AM to 12 PM GujranwalaTiming: 10 AM to 12 PM Grand Trunk RdTiming: 10 AM to 12 PM Source http://propakistani.pk/2013/01/15/mobile-phone-services-suspended-for-over-24-hours-in-islamabad-rawalpindi/
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ASJW Strike

Kill Switch Timeline Ahlesunnat Wal Jamaat(ASWJ) observed a strike against the 'Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self Rule Order 2009'. The decision (to suspend cellular services) has been taken as a precautionary measure to avoid any terror incident during the day. 7 May, 2013 Cities Gilgit-BaltistanTiming: 07 AM to 07 PM Source http://tribune.com.pk/story/545221/security-cellphone-services-to-be-suspended-for-a-day-in-gilgit-baltistan/
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Chinese PM’s visit to Islamabad

Kill Switch Timeline Government suspended cellular services in Rawalpindi and Islamabad when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited. 23 May, 2013 Cities RawalpindiEffective immediately till 5 PM. 23 May, 2013 Source http://www.geo.tv/latest/87014-cellular-services-to-remain-suspended-in-twin-cities-today
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Youm e Ali

Kill Switch Timeline The martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) is observed on this day. Law enforcement agencies banned mobile services in few cities in the wake of terror threats. Cellular services remained suspended from 4PM to 8PM in Lahore. While Karachi suffered service closure from 6AM to 8PM. 31 July, 2013 Cities KarachiTiming: 06 AM to 08 PM RawalpindiTiming: 04 AM to 06 PM LahoreTiming: 04 AM to 08 PM GujranwalaTiming: 09 AM to 05 PM SargodhaTiming: 07 AM to 05 PM Source http://propakistani.pk/2013/07/31/youm-e-ali-cellular-services-to-remain-suspended-in-various-cities/
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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. 14 November, 2013 ( 6 AM TO 10 PM ) Cities Karachi Hyderabad Khairpur Sehwān Nawabshah Larkana
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Ashura

Kill Switch Timeline The Day of Ashura is on the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. This day is well-known because of mourning for the martyrdom of Hussain ibn Ali. Government banned mobile services to avoid any act of violence and terror in the country. 24 November, 2013 Cities Lahore, Punjab Sargodha, Punjab Attock, Punjab Rawalpindi, Punjab Jhang, Punjab Faisalabad, Punjab Multan, Punjab Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab Gujranwala, Punjab Nankana Sahib, Punjab Bhakkar, Punjab Dera Ghāzi Khān Muzaffargarh, Punjab Pākpattan, Punjab Karachi, Sindh Hyderabad, Sindh Khairpur, Sindh Sukkur, Sindh Sehwan Sharif, Sindh Larkana, Sindh Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ustarzai, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Harīpur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muzaffarabad Balochistan Neelam River, Muzaffarabad Rawalakot Kotli, Punjab Kotli, Punjab Mirpur, Punjab Bhimber Bagh Gilgit-Baltistan Kurram Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas Miran Shah, Federally Administered Tribal Area Point 41 G-6 Sector (Islamabad) Source http://www.geo.tv/latest/66272-mobile-phone-services-suspended-in-more-than-80-cities Source http://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/200782-Muharram-security-Cellular-services-suspended-in-
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Chelum of Imam Hussain

Kill Switch Timeline Chelum day is observed to mark the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Government banned mobile services in various parts of country due to possible terror threat 24 December, 2013 Cities Rawalpindi Peshawar Skardu Sargodha Gilgit Kohat Bannu Jhelum Jalalpur Gujarnwala Hafizabad Tank Muridke Dera Ismail Khan Pindi Bhattian Bhakkar Faisalabad Lahore Quetta Sukkur Karachi Matiari Sanghar Jamshoro Hyderabad Mirpur Khas Thatta Badin
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Imran Khan Jalsa

Kill Switch Timeline A major political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Lahore carried out a jalsa on 23rd March, 2013. Mobile services around the venue were blocked due to possible terror attack. 23rd March, 2013 Cities Lahore, PunjabLahore, Punjab - Imran Khan Jalsa 23rd March, 2013 Source http://www.pakistantv.tv/2013/03/22/pti-23rd-march-jalsa-in-lahore-mobile-services-to-remain-suspended-around-minar-i-pakistan/
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