KARACHI: The 9th of Muharram was observed today (Saturday) across the country with due solemnity to pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain Razi Allah-ho Anho and his companions in Karbala.
Processions of Alm-o-Zuljanah and Tazia were taken out across the country in this regard.
Addressing Majalis, Ulema and Zakireen higlighted the candid teachings of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.
Strict security measures were taken to provide security to the mourners and processions throughout the country.
Traffic Police and local administrations had chalked out special traffic plans for the processions.
In Karachi, thousands of mourners joined the main 9th Muharram procession at Nishtar Park.
The procession started at 11:00 am and culminated in Kharadar after Maghribain prayers.
Similar processions were taken out in almost all cities and towns of the country.
Cellular services were suspended in various cities as part of security measures for the religious gatherings. – Samaa