HYDERABAD : Director Medical Services Hyderabad Metropolitan Corporation Dr Imtiaz Ali Memon has declared emergency at hospitals on 9th and 10th of Muharram and called all doctors and paramedical staff to duty.

He informed newsmen here on Monday that the emergency had been declared on the directives of Hyderabad Mayor Syed Tayyab Hussain.

“The health directorate has also set up an emergency centre at Hafiz Mubarak Ali Shah Hospital and decided to also set up a medical camp at the central HMC building on 10th Muharram, where a team of expert medics and paramedics will be available to provide first aid to the mourners,” he informed.