Chehlum processions observed across Pakistan amid tight security

The processions of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) were observed in Karachi and other cities and towns of the country on Thursday amid strict security.

The main procession of Chehlum of the martyrs of Karbala in Karachi started from Nishtar Park at about 1:00 pm.

Before the commencement of the procession, a procession carrying a flag symbolic of Hazrat Abbas (RA) was observed from Shah-e-Najaf Imambargah on Martin Road till Nishtar Park at around 9:00 am.

The central procession ended at the Hussainia Irania lmambargah in Kharadar after passing through Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto Road, Father Jaminis Road, Mehfil-e-Shah-e-Khurasan, MA Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street, Saddar Dawa Khana, Preedy Street, Tibet Chowk, Boulton Market, Bombay Bazaar, Kharadar and Nawab Mahabat Khanji Road.

In Lahore central mourning procession started this morning from Haveli Alif Shah.

The main procession of Chehlum in Quetta started from Rehmatullah Chowk at Alamdar Road. The mourning procession culminated at Bahisht-e-Zainab Graveyard after passing through its traditional route.

The routes of mourning processions were sealed and stringent security measures have were taken across the country to avoid any untoward incident.