Cellular services shut down for security reasons

November 24th, 20128:49 am


Ggilgit: After a series of suicide bombing and the attacks across the country, in which explosive devices were said to have been explode by the cell phones, the Gilgit government has suspended the cellphone network for different periods during the 9th and 10th of Muharram, so as to provide security to the mourners.

Comprehensive measures have been taken by the officials so as to ensure security, where thousands of the people will participate in the procession on 9th and 10th Moharram, which is celebrated in remembrance of the Imam Hussain(A.S), who was martyred in the battle of Karbala.