3 Million Plus Locked Of Internet Access In Day 4 Of Outage

At least 3 million internet users in Mogadishu and other parts of Somalia have remained offline for a consequetive three days.

Internet interruption were experienced from Saturday shutting most of the users during the Eid festives.
The outage has affected some money transactions and other businesses that rely on internet.

A number of government offices have also been rendered offline.

The outage follows destruction of fibre optic wires under the Indian Ocean that connect Somalia and rest of the world.

It is not yet clear when normal services will resume as businesses continue to lose thousands of dollars and communication with families and friends become almost impossible.

Ministry of telecommunication says the outage caused by damage on the fibre optic cables by a large ship may take more than a week