PESHAWAR, 03 December: Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R/A) and his companions is being observed today across the country amid tight security measures.
Chehlum processions are being taken out in different cities and heavy contingents of police and other law enforcement agencies have been deployed around the routes of the processions.
Pillion driving has been banned in Peshawar, Quetta and other major cities.
Like other parts of the countries, chehlum processions are also being taken out in tribal areas. Stringent security measures have been taken by the respective political administrations. Pak-Afghan border has been closed for two days on the instruction of Kurram political administration. Mobile service has also been suspended for two days in the agency. Additional checkposts have been established in the area and security of imambargahs has been further beefed up.