Muharram starts amid heavy security

Published October 3, 2016
Customers buying religious items from a shop in the area of Shah Chan Charagh in Rawalpindi. —Online
Customers buying religious items from a shop in the area of Shah Chan Charagh in Rawalpindi. —Online
Man checking religious items displayed on a stall in Islamabad —Online
Man checking religious items displayed on a stall in Islamabad —Online
Men seen busy in giving final touches to decoration work of an Alam before re-installation in Hyderabad. — Online
Men seen busy in giving final touches to decoration work of an Alam before re-installation in Hyderabad. — Online
Customers buying religious items from a shop at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar in Lahore. —Online
Customers buying religious items from a shop at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar in Lahore. —Online
Mourners listen to Allama Talib Jauhari during the first Majlis in Karachi. -Online
Mourners listen to Allama Talib Jauhari during the first Majlis in Karachi. -Online
Woman seen securing a ring on a leg of an infant as a religious ritual in Lahore. -Online
Woman seen securing a ring on a leg of an infant as a religious ritual in Lahore. -Online
Police personnel patrolling in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. —Online
Police personnel patrolling in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. —Online
A man is seen busy in giving final touches to the decoration work of an Alam before re-installation. -Online
A man is seen busy in giving final touches to the decoration work of an Alam before re-installation. -Online
A mourner showing her respect as she touches the Alam of Imam Hussain (RA) in Islamabad. —Online
A mourner showing her respect as she touches the Alam of Imam Hussain (RA) in Islamabad. —Online
Volunteers frisking mourners due to security concerns during the first Majlis in Karachi. —Online
Volunteers frisking mourners due to security concerns during the first Majlis in Karachi. —Online
A Technician seen repairing CCTV cameras near Markazi Imambargah in Islamabad. —Online
A Technician seen repairing CCTV cameras near Markazi Imambargah in Islamabad. —Online
Children seen distributing water at  a Sabeel at Soldier Bazaar in Karachi. -Online
Children seen distributing water at a Sabeel at Soldier Bazaar in Karachi. -Online
Policeman standing alert to avert any untoward incident at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar in Lahore. —Online
Policeman standing alert to avert any untoward incident at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar in Lahore. —Online

Law enforcement agencies started implementation of security plans for maintaining law and order during the month of Muharram-ul-Haram, especially for the first 10 days of the holy month.

Strict security measures have been taken all over the country to avoid any untoward incident.

Along with heavy police and paramilitary contingents, personnel of the Pakistan Army would also be deployed in sensitive areas of the country to ensure peaceful completion of mourning processions.

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