Chehlum of Martyrs of Karbala being observed today
Security around the country has been stepped up. According to a report submitted to Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali, police patrolling, snap checking, picketing, intelligence collection and sharing have been strengthened in Karachi.
As per the security plan, Karachi has been divided into different sectors, and each sector will be supervised by an officer of the SP rank.
I.G. Sindh has directed to the bomb disposal squad to ensure clearance, scanning and technical sweeping of the routes of the mourning processions.
The government has imposed pillion riding ban in Karachi and several other cities.
Moreover, cellular services have been suspended in seven districts of Balochistan province.