No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day

September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn an anti-Islam film, Geo News reported.

Mobile coverage was blocked in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Jhang, Rhimyar Khan, Attock, Murree, Chakwal, Chakri, and Kot Momin.

The services will remain suspended till 6 p.m.

The government Wednesday announced a public holiday to observe Youm-e-Ishq-e-Rasool (Day of Prophet Mohammad’s love) across the country Sep 21.

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