KARACHI: Mobile phone signals will remain closed, and pillion riding will be banned on the 9th and 10th of Moharram, Aaj News reported.
The decision was taken at a meeting held for security during Moharram, at a meeting held at CM House, late on Monday. Sindh Governor Ishrat ul Ebad also attended the meeting.
It was decided that pillion riding will be banned on the 8,9, 10 of Moharram, while mobile services will remain shut on Moharram 10.
A letter will be written to the federal government to shut down mobile services during the procession.
It was discussed in the meeting that there were several security threats this year. Militant groups with different names are working in the city. Security of the procession will be monitored through a helicopter.