Mourning procession of 8th of Muharram taken out

KARACHI: The main mourning procession for the 8th of Muharram was taken out in Karachi on Friday.

It commenced from the Nishter Park after Zuhr prayers. At Nishter Park Allama Kameel Mehndi addressed the Majlis.

The procession was led by Zia Askari and Hyder Abbas. After passing through its traditional route, the mourning procession culminated peacefully at Husainian Iranian Kharadar after Maghrib prayers.

Foolproof security arrangements were made by the police and law enforcement agencies, a spokesman of the Karachi police said.