PARACHINAR, 28 September: Fool-proof security measures have been adopted in Kurram Agency during Muharramul Haram and Pak-Afghan border has also been closed for every kind of movement till 11 Muharram.
The Pakistan Army is supervising security measures in the tribal region and soldiers have been deployed at all the entry points of Kurram Agency to check vehicles and people. The Army soldiers have also been deputed on imambargahs and all other sensitive locations. Personnel of Levies force, local volunteers of Anjuman-e-Hussainia, civil defence officials and peace committee members are also providing security to the mourning processions and Majalis at imambargahs.
Majalis have been organised in over 300 imambargahs of Kurram Agency. Mourning processions will also be brought out from the central imambargah of Kurram Agency on 10 Muharram. The processions will initiate at 8:00pm and will continue till morning.
The local people have appreciated the security forces for taking best security measures during Muharram in Kurram. Muhammad Ali, a local resident, said while talking to TNN that the area people are satisfied with the security measures.
“We all want peaceful environment in the region for which best security measures are needed,” he said.
Mobile phone service will remain suspended on 9 and 10 Muharram in Kurram Agency as part of security measures.