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Cellular and broadband services disrupted across the country

Location: Pakistan Date: 24th January, 2023 Timing: 7 am - 8:00 pm Reason: Countrywide power shutdown Description: Due to power shutdown across the country, users have been facing disruption in cellular and broadband services across the country Source: https://twitter.com/PTAofficialpk/status/1617539301692301312 https://twitter.com/PTCLOfficial/status/1617501961741570049
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Cellular and PTCL services suspend in Gwadar

Date: 27th December ,2022 Location: Gwadar Event: Gwadar Haq do tehreek Description: Due to the ongoing protest in Gwadar since 21st November, 2022, the government has suspended cellular and PTCL services in the area due to law and order situation. Source: Local residents and reporters
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Internet and mobile phone services suspend in Bannu

Date: 19th December, 2022 Location: Bannu Description: Detained militants inside the CTD facility took over its compound, held interrogators hostage and demanded safe evacuation to Afghanistan. The situation in Bannu remained tense as police and security agencies cordoned off the cantonment area, where the facility is located and asked residents to stay indoors. Internet and mobile phone services were also suspended in the area. Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1727169
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Cellular services suspend in Rawalpindi due to change of command ceremony at GHQ

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 6 am to 4 pm Event: Change of command ceremony at General Headquarters (GHQ) Description: Due to the ongoing change of command ceremony in GHQ, Rawalpindi, mobile services have been suspended in the city to avoid law and order situation Source: Citizens
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Cellular services suspend in Rawalpindi due to PTI power show

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 1 pm - 9 pm Event: Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf power show Description: Due to PTI political rally, mobile services were suspended in Rawalpindi to avoid any law and order situation Source: Local residents and TV tickers
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Residents reporting no mobile services in Rawalpindi

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 8 am to 4 pm Event: Youm-E-Shohda Description: Due to flood in September across the country, Youm-E-Shohda event was postponed in solidarity with flood victims and now rescheduled today at General Headquarters (GHQ), Rawalpindi. Due to the security reasons, mobile services have been suspended in Rawalpindi. Source: Local residents
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Mobile services suspend on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi

Location: Karachi Lahore, Quetta, Rawalpindi Date: 9th October, 2022 Event: Eid Milad-un-Nabi Description: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and is observed in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/998242-eid-milad-un-nabi-no-mobile-services-in-parts-of-karachi https://www.quettavoice.com/2022/10/08/eid-milad-un-nabi-mobile-phone-services-to-be-suspended-in-quetta/ https://www.oyeyeah.com/news/mobile-phone-service-suspended/
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Mobile services suspend on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi in parts of Karachi

Location: Karachi Date: 8th October, 2022 Reason: Eid Milad-un-Nabi Description: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and is observed in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/998242-eid-milad-un-nabi-no-mobile-services-in-parts-of-karachi
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Mobile and landline services suspend in Matta and Kabal

Date: 21st September, 2022 Location: Matta and Kabal Reason: Security Description: After recent militant activity and the ensuing large-scale protests from residents, security checkpoints have been set up at various locations in Matta and Kabal tehsils and mobile and landline services have also been suspended for over two days Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1711202/security-posts-set-up-in-matta-kabal-tehsils
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Mobile services suspended due to Chehlum procession

Location: Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Taxila, Lahore, Peshawar, Jhang, Gujranwala Timing: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Date: 17 September, 2022 Description: Chehlum is a Shiite religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. Due to security concerns and law & order condition, the mobile services were suspended in all major cities of Pakistan Source: Media and locals
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