Pakistan - Afghanistan border sealed ahead of Ashura

Pakistan - Afghanistan border sealed ahead of Ashura

PARACHINAR:  Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency has been sealed as part of security measures for Muharram-ul-Haram.

Administration has also banned pillion riding while security check posts have been established at all entry and exits points of the city.

Lady police personnel were also deployed to help male law enforces in searching of vehicles.

According to sources, CCTV cameras have also been installed on all the main streets and roads of the city.

Workers of local committees would also serve to assist security forces in securing more than 300 Imambarghas in Kurram Agency .

Meanwhile, security forces have beefed up deployment at over 300 Imambargahs in Parachinar, headquarters of Kurram Agency to avoid the possibility of any sectarian mishap during the month of Muharram ul Haram.

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