Pilgrims Gather in the Karbala to Mark Ashura + VIDEO

Sun Nov 2, 2014 17:24:10

Shiite pilgrims gathered in area between two holy shrines, prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein shrine and his half-brother's Imam Abbas(PBUH).

Thousands of Shiite pilgrims flocked to Iraq's holy city of Karbala on Sunday, ahead of commemorations marking the death of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein (PBUH).

Millions of Shiites from Iraq and around the world mark Ashura.