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Despite mobile internet ban rumour mongers still active in Kashmir
4/21/2017 10:57:00 PM
Early Times Report

Srinagar, Apr 21: Despite mobile internet ban for the past seven days, rumour mongers are still ive in the Kashmir valley, where police rejected the reports that a girl injured in stone pelting in down town city has succumbed.
The authorities had banned mobile internet service of all Cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for the past seven days in the Kashmir valley, where there was sudden spurt in the protests and violence after over 60 students of a college in Pulwama were injured in security force and police action last Saturday.
However, broadband internet service of BSNL and other local point to point service providers were functioning normally though with very low speed.
The authorities banned mobile internet immediately after the incident to as precautionary measure prevent any rumours.
However, despite internet ban rumours were spread yesterday about Irqa's health.
A police spokesman immediately reacted and said that some miscreants floated rumours regarding Iqra daughter of Mohammad Sidiq Misger resident of Hawal, who was hit by a stone on April 17 at Sakedafar Safakadal during a stone pelting incident . Iqra who is under treatment in SMHS Hospital is recovering fast. The rumours spread are baseless and are as such refuted, spokesman said.
To curb spread of rumours through social networking sites, the authorities had directed all cellular companies, including BSNL to suspend mobile internet service in the valley. People were posting pictures of alleged security forces attrocities on youth in the valley.
However, suspension of the facility hit professionals, media persons, students and others. Many students said that their studies had affected badly due to ban on mobile internet.
Mobile internet was suspended on April 8 to prevent any rumours during bypoll in Srinagar parliamentary constituency and resumed on April 13.
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