Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Oct 24


ISLAMABAD: The moon of Muharramul Haram has been sighted in the country and the Ashura would fall on Saturday, October 24.


The moon sighting marks the beginning of a new Islamic year, which starts from October 15.

Special security measures have been taken with regard to the activities that take place during the holy month and contingents of police have been deployed in sensitive cities.