3,500 social media groups under security scanner in IOK

Jammu, August 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, after getting a number of Twitter accounts blocked, the Indian agencies are scanning over 3,500 Facebook and Whatsapp pages. Reports said, although mobile network in the territory has been snapped since August 05 when the Indian government scrapped Article 370 of its Constitution, the Indian agencies are scanning messages and videos earlier shared in these groups.

On August 12, the Indian government had written to Twitter to block some accounts after the abrogation of Article 370. Following written complaint by the government, the micro-blogging site had suspended some Twitter handles.

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