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  Updated: June 16, 2010

Over one-million mourn Al-Imam Al-Hady (A) at his Samarra shrine

By: Ismail Zabeeh

HOLY SAMARRA, Iraq: An estimated more than one million mourners from other parts of the country gathered at the holy Askariyain shrine in holy Samarra to observe the martyrdom anniversary of Al-Imam Ali Naqy Al-Hady (AS), the tenth infallible descendant of prophet Muhammad (S).

Imam Ali Al-Hadi (AS) was martyred on Rajab 3, 254 A.H.. Rajab 3 fell this year in Iraq on Wednesday June 16.

Security was beefed up and other arrangements were also made to ease the mourners.   

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