Mobile phone services remains disrupted in Baitadi

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Mobile phone services in Baitadi have remained obstructed for the past 12 days after lightning strike sent two Nepal Telecom towers out of operation.

The lightning strike on May 8 caused severe damages to the towers located at Satbanj and Sillek areas disrupting telecommunications services, said Nepal Telecom Baitadi's technician, Ramji Ghimire.

"It will take one to two days to resume the phone services as we have to wait for a technical team to arrive from Dhangadi," he added.

The damages to the towers have severed communications with thousands of people in Surnaya Rural Municipality, Dogadakedar Rural Municipality, Dasharath Chand Municipality and Patan Municipality, Jaya Raj Awasthi said. RSS


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