News Alerts

17 Nov 2018 | 03:05 PM UTC

Pakistan: Increased security during Mawlid November 21

Pakistan News Alert

Increased security for Muslim celebration of Mawlid on November 21

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/15/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/22/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Pakistan

Event

Increased security measures will be implemented nationwide during celebrations of Mawlid which will take place on Wednesday, November 21. Transportation disruptions (e.g. due to crowded airports, etc.) are to be anticipated during this period due to an increased number of travelers. While celebrations typically remain peaceful, the terrorist threat will remain elevated during this period as terrorist groups may target crowded mosques or public places.

Context

Mawlid, celebrated on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, commemorates the birth of the Prophet Mohammad.

Advice

Individuals in Pakistan are advised to allow additional time for travel and to avoid any form of public demonstration or public gathering.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news