KARACHI: Mobile telephone services were suspended in major cities of the rustic as phase of safety preparations for Ashura processions that may be taken out later in the day.
The mobile services have been suspended in Karachi after 10:00 am as government finalized preparations forward of the procession which begins from Nishtar Park and culminate at Hussainian iranian imam Bargah in Kharadar.
All the streets and roads connected to MA Jinnah Road have been blocked by striking delivery boxes. A big quantity of police and para army troops were deployed at the course of the primary procession.
The executive has additionally put a ban on pillion driving in the town.
The processions are taken out at the eighth, ninth and 10th of Islamic month of Muharram.
According to Geo News, the cell phone services in Khairpur district of Sindh and Talagang in Punjab have been additionally suspended.