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Tightened security arrangements across Karachi ahead of Youm-e-Ali

KARACHI: Security arrangements have been tightened across the city ahead of Youm-e-Ali procession on the 21st of Ramzan.

Roadblocks and containers have been set up on Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road, Empress Market, Saddar and Preedy Street.

Police and Rangers also conducted search operations at Cantt Station, Rizvia Society, Jamshed Quarters, Lasbela and Patel Para neighbourhoods of the metropolis.

Youm-e-Ali is observed on the 21st of Ramzan, the day is marked with large processions across the country commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA).

A high level meeting of paramilitary force presided over by Director General Sindh Rangers Maj Gen Umar Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday reviewed security plan for Youm-e-Ali (RA).

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The forum decided to ensure security of majalis, mourning processions and sensitive installations.

A notification was also issued in this regard, appealing masses to conform to the laws and code of conduct.

It said masses should immediately inform Rangers about evil elements and suspicious activities.




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