Security Measures Taken in Muharram

Muharram 2018

During the days of Muharram, Pakistani police has taken extra measures of safety.

It has suspended mobile services for some time in intervals and like every year, it has also sealed some routes where procession takes place.

Mourning events are being held as Ulema and Zakireen, highlight the philosophy of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and various aspects of the tragedy of Karbala. In Karachi, small and big Alam, Zuljinah and Taazia processions have been taken out from different parts of city. There were many processions that were carried out in Lahore.

The most significant procession had been taken out from Nishter Park that will culminate at Imam Bargh Hussania Irania Kharadar today in the evening.

The police had tightened the security in areas of the procession to ensure that there is no violence in the areas. Moreover CCTV cameras are also operating in these areas to keep an eye out for people who intend on causing problems.

Around midnight last night, the main procession of 10th Muharram-ul-Haram started from Nisar Haveli, inside Mochi Gate, which will conclude at Karbala Gaamay Shah this evening, after passing through the Lahore Walled City.

In Peshawar, the main Alam and Zuljinnah procession of 10th Muharram was taken out from Imambargah Alamdar-e Karbala Qissa Khawani Bazaar after Friday prayers. Many other processions have also been taken out from other Imambargahs which will join the main procession.