RNA - In Karachi processions of Muharram 8 are being taken out all around the country and are moving towards their destination.
A large number of mourners were seen attending the processions with heightened security in place in all the cities. In Karachi, the procession was taken out from Nishtar colony – Majlis-e-Aza – and addressed by Maulana Muhammad Ali Naqvi.
The procession will end at Hussanian Iranian Imambargah before the Maghrib Azan. Shops located at Jinnah road and surrounding areas have been sealed whereas more than 400 policemen and Rangers personnel have been deployed for security.
In Lahore, the procession was taken out from Mori gate and is on-going towards its destination amidst stringent safety measures. In Islamabad, the main procession was taken out from Jamia Ali Murtaza Peshawar Mor which will end at G-9/2. Processions are also being held in Multan and other small and big cities.