Mobile internet restored in Budgam, Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar: Mobile internet services was restored on Thursday in Budgam district after remaining barred for more than a day following the killing of a youth by CRPF near Kawoosa crossing on Srinagar-Gulmarg road.
Internet services was also restored in Pulwama and Shopian districts.While internet and calling services were barred across Kashmir Valley since May 6, they were restored couple of days ago but orders to end the ban in twin south Kashmir districts were held back by the authorities till late Wednesday night.
“Upon due assessment of the law and order situation in the districts of Pulwama and Shopian with due deference to the reports of the law enforcement agencies, I, Principal Secretary to the Government, Home Department, being satisfied, hereby direct that the Mobile data services shall be restored forthwith in the districts, restricting however the internet speed to 2G only, as is the case in other parts of J&K,” an order issued by the Home Department read.

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