KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday apprehended three suspects linked with a banned outfit near Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi area, ARY News reported.
TEHRAN: Two people in Iran were killed late Friday in a shooting attack on worshippers marking Ashura, one of the holiest commemorations of the faith, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Imam Hussain (R.A.) himself and his friends were martyred in the Ashoora’s tragic event, his family was taken prisoner, their properties were plundered and looted but the aim and objective of Hussain (R.A.) remained alive.
SARGODHA: Firing between two rival groups left two people dead as Ashura procession was on its way in Sargodha on Tuesday, ARY News reported.
BEIRUT: Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah pledged “victory” for his movement against Sunni jihadists in Syria as tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered Tuesday in Beirut to commemorate Ashura.
KARBALA: Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims packed the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala Tuesday, braving the threat of jihadist attack to mark one of the holiest days of their faith.
KARACHI: The main 9th Muharram processions are being taken out across the country amid tight security, ARY News reported Monday.
KARACHI: The security for Ashura processions has been put on high alert following the threat of suicide bombing, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: As Punjab’s Interior Minister Shuja Khanzada expressed fears of attack on 10th Muharram, Lahore Police has released sketch of a suspected suicide bomber, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Majlis-e-Wehdat e Muslimeen chief Allama Raja Nasir Abbas on Sunday expressed complete dissatisfaction over security arrangements for Muharram across the country, ARY News reported.