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  Updated: January 29, 2007

Iran Supreme Leader partakes Hussaini mourning ceremony

By: Sheikh M Khurasani

TEHRAN, Iran: A mourning ceremony attended by the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei was held here to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS). Senior officials of the country as well as thousands of people from all walks of life also attended the ceremony.

The Supreme Leader led the evening prayers before the start of the ceremony.

Martyrdom of Hadhrat Hussain Ibn Ali (AS) and 72 of his companions, including his immediate family and followers, in the scorched plains of Karbala in Iraq in the 7th century is observed worldwide with reverence and solemnity eulogizing his supreme sacrifice to uphold justice and truth.

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