He vowed 'very tough' action against elements igniting flames of sectarianism in the country
The mourners across the country paid homage to the martyrs of Karbala and carried out processions.
The police have completed the installation of new surveillance cameras in more than 25 locations of Karachi
Elaborate security arrangements had been made to avoid any untoward incident during the mourning processions.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah says the provincial government has provided the best security on the occasion of Ashura across the province.
'Every time tyranny rears its ugly head in any form and in any manifestation, it must be put down with the courage and spirit of Imam Hussain'
The provincial government of Punjab announced holidays on the 9th and 10 of the Islamic month of Muharram, in reverence of Ashura, observed in remembrance of the incident of Karbala.
The Ashura would fall on September 10 (Tuesday)
SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, the authorities did not allow carrying out Ashura processions in Srinagar on Friday, after subjecting the mourners to brute force and arresting scores of them including Hurriyat leaders who were scheduled to lead the processions. Friday prayers also could not be held at the historic Jamia Masjid and other mosques in the city due to restrictions. The authorities had created curfew-like situation in Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safa Kadal, Maharaj Gunj, Kothibagh and Rainawari areas while deploying…