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Phones cut in Pak capital as judge addresses lawyers

Cellphones went dead in Islamabad as the Pak's sacked chief justice Iftikhar M Chaudhry addressed lawyers by telephone.

world Updated: Nov 06, 2007 14:09 IST

Cellphones went dead in the Pakistani capital on Tuesday as the country's sacked chief justice addressed a meeting of lawyers by telephone, witnesses said.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who was ousted by President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday after the declaration of a state of emergency, called on lawyers to hold protests in a speech also broadcast on private television.

After a few minutes the line that the judge was speaking over was cut and mobile phones in the capital went dead, AFP correspondents and witnesses said.