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Mobile services restored in 5 districts of Jammu region


Press Trust of India Jammu
The administration on Thursday restored mobile phone services in five "sensitive" districts of Jammu region, an official said.
The mobile phone services have been restored in Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Rajouri and Poonch, Jammu Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma said.
The services were blocked across Jammu and Kashmir since August 5 following the abrogation of special status to the state under Article 370.
Verma told PTI that the situation is now "totally peaceful" and "things have returned to normalcy" in all the districts.
Earlier in Kashmir valley, over 50,000 landline phones were made operational after services in 17 exchanges were restored on August 17.

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 8:30 PM IST

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