GB govt finalizes security plan during Aashura-e-Muharram

SAKARDU: Gilgit Baltistan (GB) government devised a comprehensive security plan for the provision of security to the religious gatherings including Tazia processions and Majalis-e-Azzah to be held during Muharram ul Haram.

This was stated by SP Hunza Nagar Tanveer Hussain while talking to newsmen here on Tuesday. He said that police have made foolproof security arrangements to maintain peace and order during sanctified Moharam.

He further said that extra police force along with other law enforcement agencies have been deputed at procession routes and Imambarghas.

He said walk through gates and security cameras have also been installed at entry and exit points of the religious gatherings.

Special medical teams and ambulances would also accompany the processions to provide first aid to the participants.