SUNDAY TIMES KARACHI: Mourning processions are being taken out in various cities of the country to mark the day.

Roadblocks and containers have been set up on Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road, Empress Market, Saddar and Preedy Street.

Traffic police and security agencies have prepared plans for traffic and security in Pakistan’s various cities ahead of Youm-e-Ali, which is being observed on today.

Youm-e-Ali, observed on the 21st of Ramazan, sees large processions across the country commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA).

Police and Rangers also conducted search operations at Cantt Station, Rizvia Society, Jamshed Quarters, Lasbela and Patel Para neighbourhoods of the metropolis.