Chehlum of Imam Hussain (RA) being observed today

03 Dec, 2015 11:46 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The Chehlum of martyrs of Karbala is being observed across the country on Thursday (today).

Mourning precessions are being taken out from different cities including Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta and Rawalpindi. Strict security arrangements have been made on the occasion.

Several cities have been declared most sensitive and the security is on high alert, while the mobile service has been restricted on the routes of the procession.

Strict security measures have been made in several cities of Punjab including Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Jhang, Bhakkar, Multan, Sahiwal and Bahawalpur.

The procession in Khairpur Nathan has been taken out from Alamdar Chowk.

On the other hand, the routes of the procession have been sealed by erecting barriers, while Peshawar has also been declared sensitive.

The processions has already been taken out in Sindh’s Hyderabad, Sukkur, Rohri, Ghotki and other cities.

According to the police officials of the province, the security forces are on high alert to meet any untoward incident.

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