08 Jan 2009
Hungo: Ashora Procession not allowed to Move
SFP News (Hungo)
8th Jan 2009 (10th Muharram 1430) 11:40
Central Procession is blocked in Hungo at Qomi Imambargah. Local Administration and Paramilitary Forces are not allowing mourners to move. Mourners have announced to sit-in procession
Central Procession (markazi julos ) started from Imambargah Passkali and when it reached on Qomi Imambargah it was stopped through hindrances by law and enforcement agencies.
About 2000 Taliban Terrorists have surrounded and more coming to gather there in the area with heavy weapons. Taliban terrorists are also present inside the city. Local Administration is silent and supporting Taliban. In spite of unfair situation mourners have announced that they will remain calm, but not withdraw from their basic right of religious practice.
Ashora is celebrated every year in the memory of Imam Hussain (A.S) the grand son of Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and his companions who were martyred by Yazidi Terrorist in 61 A.H. Ashora is the day against terrorism observed world wide.
Shia Muslims of Pakistan are the continuously victims of terrorism. Today the situation in Hungo is witness of that. Even they are not allowed to express their basic right of practicing their faith. They are being blocked through threats, bombs, guns, firings and suicide Attacks.