|About 150 landline phones, broadband connections disrupted |
Early Times Report
Srinagar, June 18: About 150 landline telephone and broadband connections of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) are down since June 16 evening in the uptown Srinagar badly affecting professionals, including doctors, mediapersons and students.
However, a BSNL officials said that some miscreants have damaged the main cable between Sanant Nagar telephone exchange to different parts of the uptown, particularly Natipora, Budshah Nagar and Azad Basti.
'We are looking to locate the area where the damage has been caused,' they said, adding that it may take some time to restore the telephone and broadband lines.
In the past miscreants were taking away overhead cable, they said, adding that but this time they have damaged 150 pair cable affecting subscribers.
Meanwhile, broadband users were badly affected due to damage caused to the cable. We could not work since June 16 evening when the broadband was suspended, some professional at Budshah Nagar said. They said students besides media persons were the most affected.