KARACHI: (Latest News) The 9th Muharram mourning processions were being taken out across the country on Thursday to commemorate the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions.
In Karachi, the main procession began from the city’s Nishtar Park, which would, after passing though its routes, culminate at the Imambargah Husainian Iranian, Kharadar. Strict security measures had been adopted by law enforcement agencies for the occasion.
In Lahore, thousands of mourners took out Zuljinah processions from Imambargah Attiya-i-Panjten in Model Town and Pandu Street in Islampura.
Separately, in Islamabad, the mourners’ procession started from the Imambargah in G-6.
In view of the security situation, extra police and Rangers contingents have been deployed across the country. Security arrangements were also finalised in others major cities for Muharram processions.