ATTOCK: Youm-e-Ashura observed throughout the district with religious solemnity and peace to commemorate with the splendid martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) and his companions in the desert of Karbala for the glory of Islam.
About, 49-Ashura processions of ‘Alam-o-Zuljannah’ and ‘Taazia’ were taken out from different areas of the district amid tight security ended peacefully at the respective points.
The main Ashura procession was taken out from Imambargah Hussainia Kamalpur Syedan, Attock cantonment with the participation of a large number of mourners.They were reciting ‘Nohas’ with ‘Matum’ by beating their chests also performed ‘Zanjeer zani’.
All the mourners were provided medical treatment by a mobile medical team on the spot DCO Attock Chaudhry Habibullah, DPO Attock Israr Ahmad Abbassi and DS sadar circle Hafeez Aulakh monitored the procession. Faithfuls were much disciplined in procession and were served with water and milk which were arranged on the route of the procession.
Chief security officer Attock Muhammad Usman told Newsman that during first 10 days of holy month of Muharram 754 ‘Majalis’ and 145 ‘zuljannah’ processions were taken out in district Attock.