No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day

Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn an anti-Islam film, News Agencies reported.

Updated: Sep 21, 2012, 11:58 AM IST

Islamabad: Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn an anti-Islam film, News Agencies reported.

Mobile coverage was blocked in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Jhang, Rhimyar Khan, Attock, Murree, Chakwal, Chakri, and Kot Momin.

The services will remain suspended till 6 p.m.

The government Wednesday announced a public holiday to observe Youm-e-Ishq-e-Rasool (Day of Prophet Mohammad`s love) across the country Sep 21.

IANS