9th Muharram processions taken out across country

23 Oct, 2015 6:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The 9th Muharram processions were taken out in memory of the Youth of Karbala Hazrat Ali Akbar (RA) across the country on Friday.

The processions are marching towards their stipulated destinations.

Mourners reciting ‘Nohas’ beat their chests and self-flagellated at several places.

Foolproof security arrangements have been made on the occasion.

The mourning processions are being monitored through CCTV cameras. Army, Rangers and police have been deployed with the mourning processions.

Meanwhile, the mobile phone service has been suspended partially in several cities, including Karachi and Islamabad.

In addition, pillion riding has been banned in the main cities. On Saturday, Internet and wireless service will also remain suspended.

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