8th Muharram: Live social media updates

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 11:00:25 by



As Pakistan enters day one of high security in the lead-up to 10th Muharram, The Express Tribune Web Desk brings the latest updates shared by citizens on social media.

This page will maintain a log of top tweets, Facebook shares and photos from Instagram. It will be updated every 20-30 minutes.

To be part of the report, you can share information or photographs with the Web Desk by email or messaging us on Facebook or Twitter.

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3:30pm 

Karachi

radiopakistan 5500 policemen will guard main Ashura procession in #Karachi while 20 thousand policemen will be on duty in the city http://t.co/6a6BnThY

Islamabad

dj_bubble Mobile service will remain closed in Raja Bazar, Chittiyan Hattiyan, Dhoke Sayedan, Khayban, G-9 and G-6 areas of #Rawalpindi & #Islamabad.

Across Pakistan

mustafa_qadri  When are we going to have zero tolerance for intolerance? Block hate speech and you won’t have to block mobile signals. #Karachi #Quetta

 

 

Sara Khan shares a mobile phone screenshot on Instagram.

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3:00pm

Karachi

ansarburney Pakistan Army on standby at Karachi and other areas of Sindh Province.

anthonypermal Bomb disposal numbers to keep in mind during GSM blackout in #Pakistan: #Karachi – 32416626 (I don’t have it for the other cities).

Islamabad

ajimran In Islamabad the mobile phone ban seems to be for certain neighbourhoods. Unclear which ones. Timings seem to be from 3 until 6.

Across Pakistan

fbhutto Things banned/to be banned in Pakistan: cell networks, youtube (and 20,000 other sites), riding on motorcycles – only for a few days…

karachi_post An Islamic country where in order to protect muslims from each other govt has to suspend cell phone services.transportation etc #Pakistan

khalidkhan787 Thermos bomb defused in Peshawar, Main Saddar Bazar, Pakistan, moments ago

AFP photo shows a cellular user getting no answer after services were suspended in parts of Pakistan

No-Service-AFP

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2:30pm

Islamabad updates

shirazhassan Terror is in the air. One can really feel HIGH ALERT situation in #Islamabad.

radiopakistan Mobile phone service will also remain suspended in G-9 sector of #Islamabad from 3 to 6pm this afternoon http://t.co/Z3ccM6tR

declanwalsh Dusting off landline “@Rezhasan@declanwalsh Mobiles also likely to go down in Rawalpindi/Islamabad from 3 pm.”

Lahore updates

aadii_ Emergency numbers during Mobile Ban/ Jam: Ambulance “115″, Fire “16″, Police “15″

Karachi updates

desmukh Banned in Karachi today: Mobile phones, youtube, trash cans, education. Did I miss anything?

mirza9 ”garbage cans would be removed from #Karachi in light of terror threats.” Just what Karachi needed. Awesome

ansarburney No more service of Mobile Phones in Karachi

All roads leading to the mausoleum of Abdullah Shah Ghazi, blocked for traffic, photo shared via @SaimaMohsin #Karachi

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2:10pm

yusrasaskari Dear #Pakistan , Please try to keep it together this weekend.

usamakhilji  I salute all the Shia Muslims that continue to live with courage in such a fascist environment against them in Pakistan.

sarahdawood I don’t mind our phones being dead. As long as our people stay alive. #Pakistan

omar_quraishi Twitter is the new mobile phone – in Pakistan at least

akchishti Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Strategy: ban it: to delay it – #jokers

Abdul Rehman shares a photo of an empty I.I. Chundrigar Road via Instagram



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