Pakistan News / Muharram Security > Due to the terrorists activities during the Muharram Government decided to heightened the security outside the imambargahs across the country, E Pakistan News reported.
In Punjab, senior provincial minister Zulfiqar Khosa has announced that pillion riding will be banned from 8-10 Muharram. IG Punjab said that 120,000 security officials would be deployed during processions along with aerial surveillance.
CCTV cameras will also monitor all entry and exit points of the provincial capital Lahore.
FC personnel have been deployed in Quetta and helicopters will be used to provide aerial surveillance during processions.
Police will be deployed along the route of Muharram processions across the province.
The Sindh government has announced a public holiday from 8-10 Muharram and all educational institutions and government offices will remain closed.
The army has also accepted the provincial government’s request of providing security in the province if the need arises.
Roads leading to MA Jinnah road have already been blocked by containers.
Meanwhile the roads leading to the Abdullah Shah Gazi shrine have also been sealed due to security risks.
All government schools have been closed in Peshawar from 8-10 Muharram. The Peshawar University will also remain closed during these days.
Police will be deployed across the routes of Muharram processions across the province.