KARACHI: Mobile phone services, which remained suspended due to security reasons due to Ashura, have been restored.

Other cities where the cellular services have also been restored included Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Rahim Yar Khan, Muzafafrgarh.

Meanwhile, the mobile phone services could not be restored in Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar.

The services were suspended in more than 80 cities from 12:00 pm to 07:30 pm in several cities including Karachi due to stringent security measures on Ashura.

The Sindh government had requested the federal authorities to suspend the cellular networks in various cities due to terror threats.