Assam-Meghalaya Border Firing Tense: Meghalaya Government Suspends Internet Services for 48 Hours in 7 Districts

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Published: November 22,2022 04:50 PM
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Meghalaya government has suspended internet services in seven districts of the state for 48 hours after six persons including one Assam forest official were killed in firing in Mukroh in West Jaintia

November 22, 2022: Meghalaya government has suspended mobile internet services in seven districts of the state for 48 hours after six persons including one Assam forest official were killed in firing in Mukroh in West Jaintia Hills on the border between the two states.



Mobile internet services have been suspended in seven districts of Meghalaya beginning from 10:30 AM today.



The telecom and social media services will be shut across the following districts of Meghalaya: West Jaintia Hills, East Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi, Eastern West Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills districts.



The notification issued by the Meghalaya government stated, "Reports have been received from police headquarters, Meghalaya, Shillong that an untoward incident has occurred in Mukroh, West Jaintia Hills, Jowai, having a potential to disturb public peace and tranquility, and cause a threat to public safety in West Jaintia Hills, East Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi, Eastern West Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills, which may likely breakdown law and order."



This notification has been issued by the authorities in order to prevent the misuse of Social media platforms, to disturb peace and tranquility in the state of Meghalaya and for maintaining law and order.