Chehlum in Quetta observed with reverence

QUETTA: The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) was observed in the provincial capital on Tuesday with reverence and amid tight security measures to mark the sacrifices rendered by the martyrs of Karbala.

The main procession of Zuljinah and Taziyas was taken out from Nichari Alamdar road, which after passing through its traditional routes, culminated at Bahest-e-Zainab graveyard.

Strict security measures were made along the procession route to prevent any untoward situation. More than 2,800 police, Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and other law enforcement agencies were deployed along the route to provide security to the procession while mobile services remained suspended across the city.