Karachi: 14,000 security personnel to guard processions on Ashura
Police have devised a plan for providing security to Majalis and processions on Ashura during Muharram. Around 600 processions will be taken out on occasion of Ashura while 318 of them are declared sensitive for security reasons.
Of the 5,395 Majalis, 2,500 are declared sensitive owing to security reasons.
Police said overall 14,000 personnel from different law enforcement agencies will be deployed across the city.