Karachi: Ashura procession concludes peacefully

KARACHI: The main mourning procession of Ashura concluded peacefully at the Imambargah Hussanian Iranian in Kharadar here on Saturday evening, an official of the Home Department said.


The procession in the city was taken out from the Nishter Park in the morning. It was preceded by a Majlis that was addressed by Allama Abbas Kumaili.

The participants of the procession offered the Namaz Zohrain at the Tibet Centre. After passing through its traditional route, the Markazi Jaloos terminated in the evening at Imambargah Hussanian Iranian in Kharadar.

Strict security arrangements had been made for the safety of the mourning procession with the deployment of police and law enforcement agencies’ personnel.

Snipers were deployed atop the buildings on the route of the procession. The aerial surveillance was also carried out.