Traders demand heightened security measures for Ashura

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Recalling the tragedy suffered by local traders of Madina Market and Al-Umer plaza in 2013 on Ashura day in Raja Bazar, President Markazi Anjuman Tarjan Punjab Sharjeel Mir urged the authorities concerned to take stringent security measures for ensuring peace and security in the city on 10th Muharram.

Talking to APP, Mir said the city administration must take extraordinary measures by intensifying snap checking and patrolling, effective monitoring of city’s entry and exit points, deployment of the additional police force and Rangers, installation and repair of CCTV cameras and other security steps so that all processions and other religious activities conclude peacefully.—APP

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