Muharram procession routes being cleared


The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation anti-encroachment department is continuing its drive to remove illegal settlements around Imambargahs ahead of the upcoming 10th Muharram processions.

The department carried out operations in East District’s Jamshed Division removing encroachments around roads and footpaths that fall along the procession routes.

The anti-encroachment teams, during their drive in the Korangi District, demolished three shops constructed on government land in Landhi No 6 area.

The district administration, area police and City Wardens were also present during the operation.

The Karachi Water & Sewerage Board has decided to provide free-of-cost water tankers to Imambargahs and during the first 10 days of Muharramul Haram.

The decision was taken by KWSB managing director Asadullah Khan in a meeting at his office regarding the Muharram-related arrangements on Thursday.


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