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Muharram

 

the first month in the Muslim lunar calendar. The first ten days of Muharram, days of mourning among the Shiites, are dedicated to the memory of their great martyr Husain.

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Giving details of security arrangements, the DPO said that extra police has been deployed on the entry and exit points of the district Haripur, entry of some Ulema and speaker and Afghan refugees have been banned during the Moharram.
Adl IG Karachi: Adl IG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon briefing the meeting about security plan in Karachi said that 9th Moharram procession starts at 12 noon from Nishtar Park.
In Rawalpindi, as many as 319 gatherings (Majalis) and 144 registered (licensed) processions will be held in Rawalpindi on 10th of Moharram. The security agencies have declared 109 trouble spots (flash points) and 125 sensitive points in Rawalpindi on 10th of Moharram.
The Persian language Dana news agency said, "The gunmen who attacked the mourning ceremony have undergone military training at US military bases in Iraq and they crossed the border to conduct terrorist operations during the holy month of Moharram."
Besides, they decided to curb pillion riding in Karachi on the 8th, 9th and the 10th day of Moharram.
People in Iran and other countries throughout the world mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH) on the first ten days of Moharram.
Consortium of Systra and ACE Consulting Engineers - Moharram Bakhoum
because it was very deep and filled with water." Moharram said it was difficult to get the child out of the sewer because it was expected to collapse at any moment.
He made this clarification in view of the difference in dates appearing in the printed Hijri calendar which indicate yesterday and today as the 9th and 10th of Moharram. "Fasting today and tomorrow will be according to the printed calendar the 10th and 11th of Moharram and that is also in keeping with the tradition of the Prophet of Islam," he said.
"My birthday, this time, was a very low profile because it is Moharram and it is a tenth day of mourning," said Rahman.
The suicide bomber blew himself up among police officers present outside the mosque to provide security to a Shiite procession in connection with the holy month of Moharram, the police said.
ABBOTTABAD -- District Police Officer (DPO) Abbas Majeed here on Wednesday visited the routes of 6th Moharram processions and reviewed security arrangements.