Ashura processions under way around Pakistan; mobile services suspended

Ashura processions started all around the country Sunday morning to check the affliction of Imam Hussain (RA) and his colleagues at Karbala, Iraq on Muharram 10. Cell and internet services have started to be suspended in Karachi, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Kashmore, Khairpur, Haripur, DI Khan and Lakki Marwat, among different territories.

Then, the motorcycle pillion riding boycott is still set up in Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta though the metro transport in Islamabad and Rawalpindi will likewise remain non-operational today.

In Karachi, the fundamental jaloos (procession) started in Nishtar Park with a majlis (address) recounted by Allama Shahenshah Hussain Naqvi.

The procession at that point intended to continue to Numaish Chowrangi, from where it will take after MA Jinnah Road towards Regal Chowk, and interruption at Tibet Center from Zuhr petitions. Following this, the procession will head towards Bolton Market and finish up at Irania Hussainia Imambargah. Tight security has been arranged all through the city with more than 6,000 faculty sent alongside a substantial unforeseen of Rangers.

In Rawalpindi, the main Ashura procession will begin at 11am from Imambargah Ashiq Hussain. As per the police, 7,000 police work force, and in addition paramilitary powers, have been sent for the occasion.

In Lahore, the Ashura procession started with the conventional majlis at Nisar Havel. It will then continue through thin rear ways of the ‘old city’ and deduce at night at Imambargah Karbala Gamay Shah.

In Peshawar and Quetta, the parades initiated from Imambargah Agha Syed Ali Shah Rizvi and from Rehmantullah Chowk on Alamdar Road, separately.