Official Notification: No religious gatherings till Feb 25 

District administration on Saturday, all such activities will be cancelled

Our Correspondent February 18, 2017
A man beats his head as he mourns the death of a relative who was killed in a suicide blast at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine, on Thursday evening in Sehwan Sharif, Pakistan's southern Sindh province, February 17, 2017. REUTERS

KARACHI: Following the terrorist attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif on Thursday, District Central in Karachi suspended the no-objection certificates (NOCs) granted for all the religious gatherings till February 25. According to notification issued by the district administration on Saturday, all such activities will be cancelled. "We have made this decision following security threats," said the deputy commissioner of District Central.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2017.


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