QUETTA: Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala will be observed in Balochistan Tuesday as elsewhere in the country.
Provincial Home Department sources said here Monday that all security arrangements on occasion of Chehlum have been firmed up.
Sources said that more than 5 thousand Police men, FC and Balochistan Constabulary troops would be deployed for security of Chehlum procession. Levies personnel would also be deployed at the mountains around provincial capital. Pak Army troops would also remain alert at different places in the city.
Emergency would also be enforced at all government hospitals on the occasion. Leaves of doctors and paramedics have been cancelled and they have been directed to remain present on their duty.
Provincial Home Department has written a letter to Interior Ministry for suspending mobile phone service in Quetta city from 6 am to 6 pm.