The Youm-e-Ashur was observed across the country with religious solemnity and reverence Friday to pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his 72 companions to uphold the truth.
Alam, Zuljinnah and Taazia processions were taken out in all the big and small towns across the country.
A number of social and political organisations as well as individuals established stalls and sabeels of juices and water on the routes of the processions to facilitate the faithful in each and every nook and corner of the country.
The scholars highlighted the teachings of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and various aspects of the Karbala tragedy.
On the occasion foolproof security measures were taken by the government with the deployment of thousands of military, paramilitary and police forces to avoid any untoward incident across the country.