Srinagar, Aug 26: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), has been suspended since early this morning as a precautionary measure in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where a group of fidayeen stormed into District Police Line (DPL), killing a policeman and injuring four others.
Official sources told News agencyÂ that mobile internet service has been suspended in the district as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of any rumours.
Authorities have in the past also suspended internet services on many occasions, claiming that it was used by â€˜anti-national elementsâ€™ to incite people and create law and order problem during counter-insurgency operations.
A group of fidayeen in the wee hours today stormed into DPL Pulwama after lobbing grenades and resorting to heavy firing on the security guards.
One policeman was killed and four others, including three CRPF jawans, were injured in the initial attack.