Se­cu­rity plan fi­nalised for Yaum-e-Ali (R.A)

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY -

KARACHI—Au­thor­i­ties in Karachi have fi­nal­ized se­cu­rity plan for ob­ser­vance of Yaum-e-Ali, the mar­tyr­dom an­niver­sary of Hazrat Ali (R.A) on Mon­day.

The day is ob­served ev­ery year on 21st of Ra­mazan across Pak­istan with re­li­gious fer­vour and rev­er­ence amid tight se­cu­rity. Sem­i­nars and ma­jalis are held and pro­ces­sions are taken out to pay homage to the fourth caliph of Mus­lims.

More than 5000 po­lice­men will be de­ployed to per­form se­cu­rity du­ties at mosques and imam­bar­gahs across the city.

Traf­fic po­lice in Karachi has made spe­cial ar­range­ments to en­sure smooth flow of traf­fic on 21st Ramzan.A three-day ban on pil­lion rid­ing has been im­posed in Karachi and other cities of Sindh as part of se­cu­rity ar­range­ments. The ban will be ef­fec­tive from June 26 to 28. The main pro­ces­sion will be taken out from Nishter Park up to Hu­sa­nian Ira­nian Imam­bar­gah Kharadar.

For the main pro­ces­sion, snipers would be de­ployed on rooftop along the route. At the cen­tral gath­er­ing place, watch tow­ers and es­pe­cial con­trol room would be set up.

The bomb dis­posal squad would per­form the tech­ni­cal sweep­ing on the oc­ca­sion. In­tel­li­gence and pa­trolling would also be en­hanced, of­fi­cials said.

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