Over 4,000 policemen to guard 200 mourning processions

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More than 4,000 policemen would be deployed for security of around 200 mourning processions which will be taken out in Hyderabad on Youm-e-Ashura.

The police spokesman informed here on Monday that the security plan had been finalized and a control room to monitor the central procession had been set up at City police station.

The central procession would start from Qadam Gah Moula Ali (RA) and would conclude at Karbala Dadan Shah after walking a distance of almost 2 kilometers.

The spokesman informed that more than 1,500 policemen in addition to personnel of rangers would provide security to the main processions while the district’s top police officers would monitor the security.

As many as 55 roads and streets which intersect the root of the procession would be sealed with barbed wires to prevent not only movement of the vehicles but the people as well.

—APP

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