The government of Punjab and Sindh announced the mobile phone service block on the 9th and 10th Muharram-ul-Haram on Ashura, and all network services were blocked for two days in different cities of Punjab and Sindh.
KARACHI.: The Sindh government has requested the federal interior ministry to suspend mobile phone services in Sindh on Muharram 10, Express-News reported.
According to the Express-News Bureau chief Karachi Aslam Khan, the Sindh interior ministry has requested the federal ministry to mull blocking the cellular services in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, and Mirpurkhas on Muharram 10 for security purposes.
Earlier, the Sindh government had imposed a ban on pillion riding for Muharram 9 and 10.
Mobile phone services in Punjab:
Punjab police have requested to mull the mobile phone services in Punjab on Muharram 9 and 10.
Mobile jammers would be used to monitor the mourning processions on Muharram 8th, said Punjab police.