Mobile networks to remain blocked today


Mobile phone networks will be blocked today (Thursday) from 8am to 10pm in 46 cities of the country to beef up security measures for Hazrat Imam Hussain’s (RA) chehlum. According to sources, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on orders from the Interior Ministry will block services in Gilgit and nine districts of Balochistan including Quetta, Bolan, Sibi, Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi, Khusdar, Loralai and Zhob. Similarly, there will be no mobile coverage in six cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar, Kohat, DI Khan, Hangu, Tank and Bannu, 18 cities in Punjab including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Multan, Sargodha, Faislabad and Chakwal, six cities in Sindh including Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas, Naushero Feroze and Khairpur and six districts in Azad Kashmir. Meanwhile, the government has also banned pillion riding in Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Quetta for today.


  1. It would be huge blessing if mobiles and CNG network should have banned in this third world country.I am sure both step would bring at least some peace of mind that has been snatched by our rulers.

  2. yah u r right…… cng for planted shortage and mafia………and the miss use of mobiles….

    • either miss or mr's use of mobiles or u tube all are harmful for mental health of users if comes to range of excessive rough today Pakistan is enjoying signal free environment.

      • hahaha. bunch of morons on net with sole purpose of only to impress females. c'mon come up with justifiable commenst

  3. thats not fair, becoz to block cellular services if there is any emergency at home, or if any problem sudden occure then how can we contct our family????? its 50% good to block service & 50% its create a problem , i'm not agree wid that……

  4. i m much pleasure that there is no any bad news in pakistan. Thanx God and thanx govt of pakistan

  5. No phone,no electric,no water,no cng,no education,no patrol,no problem,welcome to the stone age again.Thank you PPP.

    • Why…………………………………………………… U …………………….Shock???????????????????????????????????????????????????????//

  6. its not good.. it shows how is our security at events it reflects the bad condition and mangemnt of our system in pakistan..

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