ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Mourning processions are being taken out across the country to mark the Chehlum of the Karbala martyrs today.
The tragic incident of Karbala is being narrated to highlight the great sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.
Stringent security arrangements have been made on the occasion. the routes of the procession have been sealed by erecting barriers, while Peshawar has also been declared sensitive.
The mobile service will remain suspended along the route of the processions.Pillion riding has been banned in Karachi.The steps have been taken to ensure security and avoid any untoward incident on the occasion.
Police personnel have also deployed along procession routes with walkthrough gates at different points to check mourners. Several cities have been declared most sensitive and the security is on high alert.