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  Updated: March 21, 2006

Over 7 million mark Arbaeen in City of Imam Hussein (p)

By: Ismail Zabeeh

HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, Iraq: Holy Karbala officials said over seven million mourning pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday Safar 20 to commemorate Arbaeen Al-Husseini, which according to a saying of Imam (p) is one of five signs of a believer.

Tatbeer (slitting head with sharp swords letting blood to come out to signify their grief over the unjust slaughter of Imam Hussein (p)) was performed by old, young and children on the day of Arbaeen as well as a day before i.e. 19 Safar Monday.

Camera report of mourning at Husseini shrine marking Arbaeen

HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, Iraq: Tens of thousands of mourning groups from across Iraq participated in Arbaeen commemoration held at the holy shrines of Al-Imam Al-Hussein (p) and his brother Abu`l Fadzl Al-Abbas in the holy city of Karbala.

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