Mobile Phone Service Restored In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Mobile phone services were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Friday night after remaining suspended for two days in the wake of the death of senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday, officials said.

However, the mobile internet remained suspended across the valley, the officials said.

The mobile phone services have been restored across the Kashmir valley, they said, adding the decision was taken in view of the situation.

The officials said the decision to restore the mobile internet services would be taken at an appropriate time after assessing the situation.

The authorities had snapped mobile phone services, except on BSNL postpaid, and internet across the Kashmir Valley in the wake of death of senior Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday.

Geelani died after a prolonged illness on Wednesday night at his residence in Hyderpora

He was buried on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday in a quiet funeral organised by authorities, amid tight security and restrictions.

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