KARACHI: The city’s security situation is on high alert on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali. Over 10,000 police officers are on duty to prevent terrorism, Aaj News reported.
All over the city 178 processions will be conducted. At different localities 331 majlis will be conducted. The main procession will appear from Nishtar Park, cover seven miles and end at Hussainiyan Iranian Kharadar.
All routes to the procession have been blocked through containers. The road from Numaish to Tower will remain closed. Smaller lanes that reach the procession route have also been sealed. For Youm-e-Ali over 4000 mosques and 400 imam bargahs will be monitored by the security forces.