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After six months, pre-paid mobile internet services to be restored in J-K

The move comes after all mobile internet services were suspended on the night of July 8 last year soon after news broke that Hizbul Mujahedeen militant Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter.

india Updated: Jan 30, 2017 21:36 IST
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A Kashmiri driver confronts Jammu and Kashmir police personnel at a checkpoint in Srinagar on November 4, 2015.
A Kashmiri driver confronts Jammu and Kashmir police personnel at a checkpoint in Srinagar on November 4, 2015.(AFP File Photo)

Pre-paid internet services in Kashmir valley is set to be restored on Monday night, police said in a statement, ending a more than six months ban on the same.

The move comes after all mobile internet services were suspended on the night of July 8 last year, soon after news broke out that Hizbul Mujahedeen militant Burhan Waniwas killed in an encounter.

“With the improvement in the situation, it has been decided to restore internet/data services on the prepaid mobile telephony tonight,” a police statement said.

Although post-paid mobile internet services were restored in November, pre-paid services had remained suspended.