ISLAMABAD: 9th Muharram funeral processions delayed out throughout the country, concluded on Monday amid strict security measures, with mobile phone services are suspended in some areas are under a comprehensive security plan developed by law enforcement to prevent any unpleasant incidents.
Sindh government last banned for a week on in use of helicopters or drones for video recording media canals during processions and Medjali from 8 Muharram (August 7) to 10 (August 9).
Likewise, administration in Islamabad declares state of emergency in all hospitals of capital, while 2,200 police officers were involved in today’s procession.
The Peshawar police cited serious threats to the security of the procession. However, they said all-out measures to ensure complete the guards of the procession were taken.
main procession in The metropolis began this afternoon from Nishtar Park, passed through Mehfil-i-Shah-i-Khorasan and ended in Hussein Iranian Imambarg. in Haradar.
According to a Sindh police spokesman, 5,313 police officers were involved. for security and monitoring of in main routes of central procession. Snipers of special security unit had also were deployed along the paths of the procession.
representative added 1000 traffic police officers were seconded. ensure smooth flow of traffic on alternative routes/roads.
Sindh Police also urged citizens to strict vigil on suspicious people and report to the police hotline in case of any emergency.
Formerly Sindh government press secretary Murtaza Wahab also visited the Central Police Department with with Provincial Ministers Sharjil Memon and Said Ghani to oversee monitoring of processions.
main procession in Lahore began at Pando Street in Islampur and ended at the same street after passing the given route. The procession reached its first destination in Siraj Building Chowk via Alamgir Road, where the mourners performed the Zuhr prayer.
After that, the procession passed through Islampur. main market Neli Bar Chowk and Civil Secretariat before reaching Old Anarkali. in the evening where the mourners made short stop at perform Maghreb prayers. The procession ended on Pando Street, following the marked routes.
main procession of Muharram 9 in Quetta left Imambarg Nasirul Aza after the Zuhr prayer and ended in the same place, passing through it traditional routes.
main procession of came out from Imam Bargh Nasir Al-Aza after midday prayer, in which mourners paid tribute to the victims of martyrs of Karbala.
This was stated earlier at a press conference DIG Police Quetta Fida Hussain Shah. in the day they were total of Chapter 57 in in city, of of which 24 were highly sensitive and 23 were sensitive.
Over 5000 cops and FC personnel was deployed in in the city bye business centers located along the procession routes will remain shut on Muharram 9 and 10. senior the officer said cell service would be also be suspended from 6:00 to 12:00 in various areas.
main procession in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital exited Imambarg Hussainiya Hall at 10:00 am, and the mourners paused briefly. in cali bari area to perform Zuhr prayers.
The procession passed through traditional routes and ended in Imambarga Husseinia. Kashif Aftab Abbasi of SSP Operations Peshawar said there were serious security threats along the procession’s routes, adding that the police had taken comprehensive measures to protect the mourners.
Over 11,000 police officers have been deployed around the world. city said in statement. He said over 1000 personnel stationed at citySaddar area one for the safety of the procession today.
Then in day Abbasi visited routes of procession and got acquainted with the security measures.
Islamabad Metropolitan Police Chief Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan said the central control room for observation marches were organized in Islamabad Safe City.
He said cell service was down in some areas for security reasons.
strict vigilance should supported ensure that security measures in place police and standard operating procedures issued government they are being monitored, the IGP said earlier, adding that the bomb disposal team would conduct an inspection of routes through robots and modern technology at the entrance of participants in the procession will be provided only after complete examination.
Then in On the same day, Islamabad’s deputy commissioner, Irfan Nawaz Memon, visited the march’s routes and stated that the situation was under control.