In Karachi, the central procession of 9th Muharram has been taken out from Nishtar Park.
The major arterial route – M.A Jinnah Road – in Karachi has been sealed for commuters as containers were placed at various points along the road, besides heavy contingent of Rangers and Police have been deployed along the procession route.
A large number of devotees clad in black, including men, women, children, and aged would attend the march that will pass through the M.A Jinnah Road and conclude at Hussainia Iranian in Kharadar in old city area.
A ban on pillion riding has been imposed in the city in view of the law and order situation, besides the cellular services have been suspended in the major cities of the province.
The 10th of Muharraum, Youm-e-Ashur, will be observed with great reverence on Sunday.