10:05 - November 19, 2016
News ID: 3461458
TEHRAN (IQNA) – While a large number of pilgrims are still on their way toward the holy city of Karbala, Iraq, millions are already in the city to attend rituals marking Arbaeen.
 Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen


Arbaeen marks the 40th day after Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his faithful companions in the 680AD Battle of Karbala.

Each year, a huge crowd of Shias march toward Karbala, where the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) is located, to perform mourning rites.

According to Qaaf news agency, millions of pilgrims have convened in Karbala a day before Arbaeen and millions more are on their way to the holy city.


Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen

Millions of Shia Pilgrims in Karbala for Arbaeen


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Tags: IQNA ، Arbaeen ، Karbala ، Shia ، pilgrims
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