The large number of pilgrims visited Kadhimiya on the martyrdom anniversary of the 9th Shia Imam (AS).
The Astan noted that the holy shrines’ servants as well as volunteers and religious institutes provided religious, security, medical, health and other services to the pilgrims.
Kadhimiya is a northern neighborhood of the city of Baghdad, Iraq. It is home to the holy shrines of Imam Musa Kadhim (AS) and Imam Jawad (AS).
Imam Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Musa (also known as Imam Jawad and Imam Muhammad Taqi) is the ninth of the Twelve Imams and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Imam Jawad was poisoned and martyred at the age of 25 on the last day of the month of Dhul Qa’ada in the year 835.