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Internet services disrupted in the country

Date: 19th August, 2022 Time: 9:00 am till 2:30 pm Location: Across country Reason: Issue in data networks between South and North Description: As reported by PTCL, issue has been reported in data networks between South and North which is causing internet connectivity issues. Source: https://twitter.com/PTAofficialpk/status/1560484819590586368
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Cellular services suspend due to 10th Muharram procession

Date: 9th August, 2022 Timing: 6 am to 9 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Uch Sharif, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahab, Kasur, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sahiwal, Okara, Mianwali, Quetta, Layyah, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot, Sargodha, Khushab, Peshawar, Wah Cantt, Taxila Event: 10th Muharram procession Description: 10 Muharram referred to as the Day of Ashurah, the day on which Husayn ibn Ali was martyred in the Battle of Karbala.
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Cellular services suspend due to 9th Muharram procession

Date: 8th August, 2022 Timing: 6 am to 9 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Uch Sharif, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahab, Kasur, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sahiwal, Okara, Mianwali, Quetta Event: 9th Muharram procession Description: On the ninth day of Muharram, the troops of Yazid besieged the tents belonging to Imam Hossein's companions. Source: https://notifications.pk/2022/08/06/mobile-jamming-schedule-during-muharram-ul-harram-2022/
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Cellular services suspend due to 8th Muharram procession

Date: 7th August, 2022 Timing: 8 am to 6 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Wah Cantt, Taxila Event: 8th Muharram procession Description: The event marks the anniversary when Imam Hussain ibn Ali, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was martyred by forces of Yazid
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Cellular services suspend due to 7th Muharram procession

Date: 6th August, 2022 Timing: 1:00 pm to 2:00 am (7th August) Cities: Attock, Bahawalpur, Chakwal, Quetta, few parts of Rawalpindi, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sialkot Event: 7th Muharram procession Description: The seventh day of Muharram is usually reserved to mourn the martyrdom of the 14 year old Qasim, the son of Imam Hasan, the elder brother of Imam Husain and access to water was banned to Husayn ibn Ali by Yazid's orders Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2022/08/07/no-cellular-service-2000-cops-guard-7th-muharram-processions-in-quetta/ https://notifications.pk/2022/08/06/mobile-jamming-schedule-during-muharram-ul-harram-2022/
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Government suspends cellular services in Kurram district

Date: June 19th, 2022 Location: Kurram district Description: Due to prevailing law and order situation in the district and the report by local police, cellular services have been suspended in the whole district. The tension started after target killing incident took place and it is feared to trigger sectarian clash in the district. Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1696065/tension-grips-kurram-as-man-killed-in-attack
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Slow or no internet in Islamabad and Rawalpindi

Date: May 25th, 2022 Location: Islamabad & Rawalpindi Time: 5 pm on wards Details: The government has decided to shut down internet services in the country to slow down PTI’s political movement. Some areas are facing slow or no internet service. Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cd-5Pg5vk30/
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Mobile services suspend in 11 districts of Punjab

Date: May 25th, 2022 Time: 3 pm onward Location: Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sarodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Sialkot, Jehlum, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan and Bhakkar Reason: Haqeeqi Azadi march by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Description: Due to ongoing long march by a political party, the Punjab government has ordered to suspend mobile services in 11 districts to discourage the communication between protestors and leadership in organizing the long march Source: https://arynews.tv/govt-orders-suspension-mobile-phone-services-11-districts/
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Data services suspend in Panjgur

Date: May 20th, 2022 Time: 5:00 pm Location: 10 km radius of multiple coordinates around Panjgur, Baseema and Gichk Details: Due to unknown reason, the data services have been suspended in the multiple locations in Panjgur, Baseema and Gichk. This is not the first time in Panjgur that mobile and data services have been suspended.
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Mobile Phone Services Down in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Location: Islamabad & Rawalpindi Date: 20 March, 2022 Description: The residents are reporting that mobile phone signals are down in different areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi as they are unable to access cellular services. Few people said it's due to OIC meeting and the movement of VIPs. Source: https://www.incpak.com/national/mobile-phone-services-down-in-islamabad-rawalpindi/
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