QUETTA: Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain RA grandson of Holy prophet Peace Be Upon Him was observed with religious fervour and enthusiasm Thursday. Strict security measures were made on the occasion.
According to details Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain RA and his companions who laid down their lives in Karbala for Glory of Islam and truthfulness was observed with religious fervour and solemnity in Balochistan and Quetta as elsewhere in the country today.
Several processions were taken out here today to mark the occasion. Majalis e Aza were also held.
Strict security measures were made on the occasion to meet any terrorist incident. Police, Levies and FC troops were also deployed for security for the security of Chehlum processions. They also patrolled city roads.
Mobile phone service remained shut from 8 am till late at night in nine districts of Balochistan including Quetta today as security measure. It caused severe problems to the users. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere. Chehlum Imam Hussain was also observed with respect in Jaffarabad, Nasirabad, Sibi, Bolan.