The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain [R.A] and martyrs of Karbala is being observed today with religious zeal and reverence.
Mourning processions with Alam, Tazia and Zuljinah would be taken out in different cities to mark the day.
Strict security arrangements have been placed to avoid any untoward incident. Besides, the mobile phone service will remain suspended at the routes of the processions in some cities.
Pillion riding has already been banned in major cities.
Like other parts of the countries, chehlum processions will be taken out in tribal areas. Stringent security measures have been taken by the respective political administrations.
Pak-Afghan border has been closed for two days on the instructions of Kurram political administration. Mobile service has also been suspended for two days in the agency.
Additional check-posts have been established in the area and security of Imam Bargahs has been further beefed up. -APP/AajNews