Flash floods affect internet services in Pakistan

Flash floods affect internet services in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Saturday announced a major breakdown of internet connectivity in the areas affected by flash floods.

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The authority said that due to flash floods, damage to optical fibre cable and power outage, connectivity services have been impacted in Chitral, Upper Dir, Donbala, Swat, Medan, Lal Qila Samarbaghdir, Tank and Dera Ismail Khan.

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PTA is monitoring the situation closely. Work is underway to fully restore services.

Telecom services were affected yesterday due to multiple fiber cuts in Central and Northern Balochistan but they have been restored.

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