The bor­ders of Shikarpur dis­trict will be closed on 9th and 10th Muhar­ram

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SHIKARPUR: Shikarpur dis­trict is con­sid­ered the most sen­si­tive dis­tricts in Sindh in this con­nec­tion Shikarpur has been once again de­clared sen­si­tive dur­ing Muhar­ram Ul Har­ram be­cause of Shikarpur has ex­pe­ri­enced at least five bomb blasts since 2010 from them one took place dur­ing 10th Muhar­ram Ul Har­ram an on­go­ing Ma­jilis con­vened by former MNA Dr Muham­mad Ibrahim Ja­toi at his vil­lage Ne­pear­abad in 2010 where at least 1500 per­sons had gath­ered while other four sui­cide and re­mote con­trol bombs car­ried out by ter­ror­ists and tar­geted the Cen­tral Imam­bar­gah Kar­bala Moula, re­mote con­trol blast on the Sufi shrine of Syed Ha­jan Shah Marri Waro, re­mote con­trol blast on the car­a­van of Sain Hus­sain Shah Kam­bar Waro and once again a sui­cide bomber tar­geted the ve­hi­cle of former MNA Dr Muham­mad Ibrahim Ja­toi in 2013 dur­ing his elec­toral cam­paign.

In keep­ing above men­tioned tar­geted bomb blasts it was de­cided to close the exit and the en­trance points of Shikarpur dis­trict on 9th & 10th Muhar­ram Ul Har­ram be­sides con­trol rooms have also been estab­lished to mon­i­tor all of the ac­tiv­i­ties of var­i­ous parts of the city while 1638 po­lice per­son­nel and Rangers per- son­nel have been de­ployed to cope with any un­to­ward sit­u­a­tion while Mu­nic­i­pal Com­mit­tee, Sukkur Elec­tric Sup­ply Com­pany [SEPCO] Shikarpur di­rected to main­tain clean­li­ness and change the tim­ing of load shed­ding dur­ing Muhar­ram Ul Har­ram and main­tain the light­ing sys­tem on the routes of pro­ces­sions.

The di­rec­tion came in light when the Com­mis­sioner Larkana Akram Ali Khowaja con­ducted a meet­ing with the Deputy Com­mis­sioner Shikarpur Syed Has­san Raza, SSP Shikarpur Sar­fraz Nawaz Shaikh, DSR Rangers and other of­fi­cers of the dis­trict to re­view ar­range­ment per- tain­ing Muhar­ram Ul Har­ram, it was held at Deputy Com­mis­sioner Of­fice Shikarpur.

Syed Has­san Raza, the DC Shikarpur, briefed the Com­mis­sioner and meet­ing par­tic­i­pants that there are to­tal 87 Imam­barghas from them 06 were de­clared most sen­si­tive, from them 04 are in Shikarpur city, 01 sit­u­ated at Khan­pur and 01 is sit­u­ated in Lakhi Ghu­lam Shah tehsil, and 08 Imam­bar­gahs were de­clared sen­si­tive adding the Imam­bar­gah of Chak, Khahi, Im­rote Sharif, Ha­may­oon, Al­la­habad Colony and Jamra would be mon­i­tored by of­fi­cers to main­tain law and or­der sit­u­a­tion.

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