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curfew in Baghdad as of Sat. morning

BAGHDAD, June 24 (KUNA) -- Security authorities slam capital city, Baghdad, with a partial curfew that will take effect as of tomorrow morning, Baghdad opeations command said Friday.
It said in a statement the curfew would include motorbikes and bikes as of 6:00 am, and until further notice.
All vehicles are banned from entering Al-Kadhmiya area in Baghdad as well, it said.
The curfew is imposed at a time Shiites are pouring into Al-Kadhmiya to commemorate the passing away of Imam Moussa Al-Kadhem, due to fall next Tuesday.
Security forces have been deployed in roads used by the Shiite visitors. (end) mhg.bs KUNA 242318 Jun 11NNNN