Repairs on undersea cable begin

5 Jul 2005

Engineers have located, and begun repairing, a fault in an undersea cable which has caused severe disruptions to internet, telephone and mobile services for the past week. The location of the fault was discovered in the Arabian Sea, 15km south west of Karachi. The government has not revealed when the repair work is likely to be completed, but has said it hopes the matter will be resolved soon.