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PUBG banned in Pakistan

Islamabad: In view of complaints received from different segments of society, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to temporarily suspend the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game.

According to media reports, cases of suicide attributed to PUBG game have been reported.

The Lahore High court has also directed the PTA to look into the issue and decide the matter after hearing the complainants. In this regard, a hearing is being conducted on 9th of July 2020.

The Authority also decided to solicit views of the public with reference to the said online game.

In this regard public is encouraged to provide feedback through consultation-pubg@pta.gov.pk by July 10, 2020.

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