Bangladesh’s mobile broadband internet returns after 12-hour blackout

Although Friday is the weekend, people have suffered in various ways as services, such as many ATMs and ridesharing apps, were down.

Readers of in parts of the country said they had not been able to access 3G and 4G data on their devices since Friday morning.

Broadband internet services in six districts were blocked on Wednesday following attacks on pavilions and temples in Durga Puja by religious fanatics.

Community violence erupted in Cumilla after prompting social media prompts alleging the Quran was dishonored in a temple. Puja sites were also vandalized in Chandpur, Chattogram, Chapainawabganj and Moulvibazar and clashes resulted in casualties.

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