Over 1,500 landline phone subscribers of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited in some East Delhi areas have been affected due to a major cable theft that took place at Radhey Shyam Park area on Wednesday night. Localities that have been affected due to the theft include Indira Park, Gopal Park, Chandu Park, Baldev Park, Radhey Shyam Park, South Anarkali, Ram Nagar, Govind Park, Khureji, Rashid Market and Parwana Road.

MTNL engineers have started the repair work and it would take two weeks to restore all affected telephone connections, an official statement said.

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