Internet and phone services are being restored in Pakistan following a partial communications blackout that occurred at exactly 8 a.m., when voting began across the country.
Some channels have confirmed that mobile services have been restored in various parts of Pakistan. The restoration comes as a relief to residents who have been dealing with disruptions all day.
The Interior Ministry has just confirmed that signals are being restored throughout the country.
In the Rawalpindi Division, mobile services are now available in Taxila, Gujjar Khan, and Chakri. Residents in Bhakkar and Sargodha can now use mobile services again.
Mobile services have been restored in Balochistan’s Loralai, Sabi, and Jhal Magsi, with full coverage expected shortly.
Mobile services have been restored throughout Sindh, with the exception of Malir and Karachi. Residents in these areas should find it easier to communicate now that mobile services have been partially restored.
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