Day 4: Mobile Internet Remains Suspended In Srinagar
Srinagar: Mobile internet services remained suspended in Srinagar for the fourth consecutive day on Friday.
The internet and voice calling was suspended at around dawn on May 19 as soon as a gunfight erupted in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar which eventually culminated in the killing of two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants including Junaid Sehrai, youngest son of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. Junaid, an MBA pass out, had joined Hizb in March 2018. The other militant killed in the gunfight was identified as Tariq Ahmad Sheikh of Pulwama and he had joined the militant ranks two months ago.
The voicing calling services were restored the next day while internet services, already reduced to 2G speed across Valley from last more than nine months, remained suspended hitherto.
by INS Desk