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Ashura procession: Phone services partially suspended in Karachi

F.P. Report

KARACHI: In order to keep maintain the security the mobile phone services will remain partially suspended during the Muharram procession in Karachi on Wednesday.

According to details, the main Ashura procession in Karachi will start from Nishtar Park.

The Sindh home secretary told on Tuesday that mobile phone services will remain partially suspended in the city from 8th to 10th Muharram on account of security issues till 12 midnight.

He added cellular services will not be suspended across Karachi, in order to facilitate the people.

The home secretary further said that services will also be suspended in Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Larkana, Shikarpur and Jacobabad.

Pillion riding has also been banned in Karachi during the eighth, ninth and tenth of Muharram.

Moreover, shops on MA Jinnah Road and Saddar will also be closed for the next three days.

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