Islamabad : The army was deployed on Saturday in Rawalpindi and Multan after at least nine persons were killed in sectarian clashes, prompting authorities to impose a curfew in the Pakistani garrison city. Curfew was imposed within the limits of 19 police stations of Rawalpindi after Shias participating in a Muharram procession clashed with students from a Sunni seminary on Friday. Eight persons were killed and over 40 injured in the violence. Police and a large number of soldiers patrolled various areas in Rawalpindi on Saturday. Mobile phone services were suspended in Rawalpindi.

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