HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, Iraq: An estimated more than 14
million Husseini mourners commemorated Arbaeen Al-Imam Al-Hussein (AS)
in the holy city of Karbala - home to Husseini and Abbasi shrines - on
Safar 20, Feb 5 Friday paying rich homage to the supreme and matchless
sacrifice rendered by the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (S) along with
his 72 faithful near and dear ones for religion and Shariah in the
burning desert of Karbala some 1,400 years ago.
Representative of Al-Marjaiyah Al-Oliyah paid thanks to
all brothers who participated in making this Zyarah al-Arbaeeniyah
He said that a record number of 14 million and 200,000 mourners from
across the country and other global parts observed Arbaeen in karbala.
Meanwhile, at least 40 mourners were martyred and 154
others wounded when twin car bombs tore through a crowd of pilgrims
packing a highway as they walked to the holy city on Friday for