Shia processions

Mobile phone services blocked in Pakistan

Pakistan blocked cellular services in over 50 towns and cities to prevent terror attacks on Shia processions to commemorate the slaying of Imam Hussein.

Jan 03, 2013, 17:19 PM IST

Pak suspends mobile phone services to thwart terror attacks

The 9th and 10th of Muharram mark a key event in the Islamic religious calendar particularly for Shias.

Nov 23, 2012, 21:34 PM IST

Three suspected terrorists arrested in Pakistan

Pakistani law enforcement agencies on Saturday arrested three suspected terrorists who were allegedly planning to target Shia processions during the Islamic month of Muharram in Lahore.

Nov 10, 2012, 16:23 PM IST