WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange’s internet link has been cut off due to a state party interference, the organization said in a tweet Monday.
Julian Assange's internet link has been intentionally severed by a state party. We have activated the appropriate contingency plans.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 17, 2016
Earlier in the day, rumors were abuzz that Julian Assange had been assassinated. Reports of Assange's connections being severed come just 21 days before the U.S. presidential elections.
Assange has been staying at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since August 2012.