SKARDU:- The security arrangements have been finalized in the district regarding the Chehlum procession of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS).
This was stated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abid Ali while presiding a security meeting here on Friday.
He said that security have been beefed up at the entry and exit points of the city. No one allowed to enter the city with out identification.
He further said that heavy contingents of police have been deployed for security at Imambargahs. Two companies of Pakistan Army have been deployed in Gilgit and one company has been deployed in Skardu, as part of the security measures ahead of the Chehlum processions, he added.
He said that special arrangement are being for the aerial surveillance of the Chehlum processions while security cameras are installed and security officials will keep a vigilant eye on the roads. Sniffer dogs will also be made available to swipe procession routes and congregation sites.