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9th Muharram

Muharram-ul-Haram: Partial suspension of cellular networks countrywide

KARACHI: As mourning processions of 9th Muharram are about to begin across Pakistan to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala, the cellular networks are being partially jammed in parts of the country. Mobile service is being completely suspended especially in the areas which are in proximity with procession routes, whereas weak networks are available in rest of the areas, ARY News reported. The cellular service will resume, in cities after the conclusion of processions in respective areas, most likely after 8:00 pm, as…

Ninth Muharram processions being taken out today amid stringent security

KARACHI: Mourners are taking out processions across the country on Saturday, the ninth of first month of Islamic calendar, to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), his family and companions in Karbala. In Karachi, the central procession of 9th Muharram has been taken out from Nishtar Park. The major arterial route – M.A Jinnah Road – in Karachi has been sealed for commuters as containers were placed at various points along the road, besides heavy contingent of Rangers and Police have been…