Security has been put on high alert during the month of Muharram in Karachi while deploying security personnel in various areas to provide a peaceful environment to mourners.
The city is being monitored by watchtowers and CCTV cameras whereas containers have been placed in the surroundings of Nishtar Park. Meanwhile, Rangers and police personnel flag marched in East Zone.
Sindh government has banned pillion riding from Muharram 8-10 and has recommended suspending mobile service on Muharram 9 and 10.
According to Karachi police security plan, at least 10,000 personnel will be deployed on duty. Special security arrangements have been devised for 6,458 majalis in all the imambargahs of the metropolis and 414 processions.