Muharram 9 processions conclude peacefully across country

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI/LAHORE: Processions of ninth Muharram were taken out in the midst of tight security and finished up peacefully in the wake of going through their assigned roots routes the country over, ARY News provided details regarding Thursday.

In the twin urban communities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, a procession was taken out from main Imambargah in G-6/2 which was later joined by littler processions coming to from Rawalpindi and other connecting areas of the capital. It was likewise joined by procession taken out from Imam Hussain Mosque G-10, Barakahu town and other rural parts of the zone. A few Majalis-I-Aza were held at the residencies of the faithfuls.

In Karachi, a majlis (religious social event) was held at Nishtar Park from where the fundamental grieving procession began and went through MA Jinnah Road, Mehfil-e-Shah Khurasan, Saddar, Preedy Street and Baba-e-Urdu Road. The grievers offered Zuhr supplications at Imambargah Ali Raza on MA Jinnah Road and the parade finished at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah in Kharadar.

In Lahore, a Zuljinah and Alam procession was taken out from Aza Khana Pando Street in Krishan Nagar area.