Mobile internet broke in parts of Jammu, schools closed

Mobile internet broke in parts of Jammu, schools closed

Jammu Tawi, April 22: Mobile internet services are partially suspended in parts of Jammu while schools within a 5km radius of the Sunjwan dating site remain closed today as a precautionary measure given the ongoing dating in the outskirts of the city .

Official sources said that mobile internet was cut around 5am in South Jammu including Sunjwan area, Bathandi, Narwal, Bahu Fort, Malik Market of Bahu thesil as a precautionary measure in sight of a meeting.

They added that some disbelievers might mislead or exploit the local people of these areas during Friday prayers because earlier too these areas witnessed such situations where the locals tried to take the law into their own hands.

Officials added that to avoid any incident or disruption of forces at the dating site, telecom operators have been asked to suspend internet services until further notice.

Meanwhile, the director of education, Jammu, ordered the closure of schools within a five-kilometre radius of the meeting site.

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jodhamal School and Heritage School including Govt HSS Sunjwan, Govt HS Bhatindi, International Delhi Public School Sunjwan, RM Public School Chowadi, Govt HS Chowadi, Doon School, DS Heritage, Birla Open Mind School, British International School, GPS Chowadi remained closed due to ongoing encounters.

In addition, the movement of civilians in the Sunjwan and Bathandi area has been restricted by barriers placed on the national road to stop any type of movement.

Previously, a meeting broke out between militants and security forces in Jallalabad’ locality in Sunjwan, Jammu in the wee hours.

One CISF member was killed and four other security personnel injured in an ongoing shootout.

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