KARACHI: The main mourning procession of the 9th of Muharram culminated peacefully at the Husanian Iranian Kharadar on Saturday evening.
It was taken out from the Nishter Park after a Majlis addressed by Allama Shahanshah Hussain Naqvi and it passed through its traditional route and culminated peacefully at Husanian Iranian Kharadar late in the evening.
The participants paid glowing tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions at Karbala.
Strict security arrangements were made on the occasion by the law enforcement agencies (LEAs). The Mobile phone service in city had remained suspended through the day.
Sharp shooters of the police were deployed atop the buildings along the route of the main mourning procession in the metropolis. Aerial surveillance was also arranged.
Beside male, some 400 females scouts checked the women and children attending the mourning procession.
‘Sabeels’ were also set up along the route to offer water and ‘Sharbat’ to the participants.
Medical camps were also established to help provide any medical attention required by the mourners.
A large number of Majails were also arranged in various parts of the city.
Arrangements were also made for the parking and smooth flow of traffic.