Srinagar, May 22 (GNS): The mobile internet services, shut in Srinagar from last four consecutive days, is being restored very shortly, a senior police officer told GNS on Friday evening.
“The internet services will resume very shortly,” he said.
The internet and voice calling services were suspended at around dawn on May 19 when a gunfight erupted in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar which eventually culminated in the killing of two Hizb-ul-Muajhideen militants, one of them 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 as per officials joined the militant ranks two months ago.
The voicing calling services were restored next day while internet services, already reduced to 2G speed across Valley from last more than nine months, remained suspended hitherto. (GNS)