Chehlum observed in Quetta peacefully

With strict security arrangement and suspended mobile phone services

Our Correspondent October 09, 2020
Mourners carry a tazia during the main Chehlum procession on Monday. PHOTO: ABID NAWAZ/EXPRESS


The main procession of Chehlum in memory of martyrs of Karbala was observed in the provincial capital Quetta.

It was carried out from Imambargah Mominabad and ended at Behesht-e-Zainab graveyard following the traditional route.

Security arrangements were strict and mobile phone services were also suspended.

The procession consisted of 22 batches of mourners and was led by Balochistan Shia Conference President Dawood Agha.

It passed through different roads including Tooghi Road, Yazdan Khan Road and Alamdar Road before ending at Behesht Zainab graveyard.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 9th, 2020.

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