Chehlum of Karbala martyrs observed

October 21, 2019

PESHAWAR: The security remained on high alert while cell phone service remained suspended as the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain and other martyrs of Karbala was observed peacefully on Sunday.Around...

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PESHAWAR: The security remained on high alert while cell phone service remained suspended as the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala was observed peacefully on Sunday.

Around 4,000 policemen were deployed in Peshawar. The entry routes were properly manned to avoid any untoward incident. The routes of the processions in the inner city were swept by the bomb disposal unit as well as the Canine Unit.

The Capital City Police Officer, Karim Khan, and other police officials visited the routes to inspect the security arrangements for the processions.

Cellular phone signals remained suspended throughout the day for security purpose.

The Chehlum was also observed peacefully in Hangu, Parachinar and other districts.


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