Kashmir goes offline again after rumours about Geelani’s health



no internet
File Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir snapped internet services in Kashmir on Wednesday evening after the speculations  were on rife about Hurriyat Conference (G) leader, Syed Ali Geelani’s deteriorating health.

According to reports, the services were snapped soon after the rumours spread over social media about the leader’s death.

The ailing leader’s health condition is deteriorated since past six months and he was admitted in SKIMS hospital recently.

The leader is under house arrest since past ten years.

Meanwhile, Naseem Geelani, the son of Hurriyat leader on Wednesday evening refuted the news reports that Syed Ali Geelani passed away this evening.


Dear reader, we report people's voice...

Hence, we have not kept our content behind a paywall because we want their stories to reach everyone irrespective of reader's geographical location and economic status; but, you can help us remain independent by subscribing. The unbiased and free journalism needs resources and every contribution towards making mediascape a better place, however small or big, makes a difference.

Subscribe today with as little as 39 rupees a month.Subscribe Now