Art 370: Mobile Internet services restored in Kargil after 4 months

The services were restored in view of complete normalcy returning to Kargil, with no untoward incident taking place over the past four months, the officials said.

Srinagar: After 145 days of blockade, mobile Internet services in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday have been restored. The internet was shut down in the valley in the wake of the  abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.

The services were restored in view of complete normalcy returning to Kargil, with no untoward incident taking place over the past four months, the officials said.

They said local religious leaders have appealed to people not to misuse the facility.

Broadband services were already functional in Kargil.

Internet services were suspended on August 5, the Centre announced abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state into the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

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