Shiite Pilgrims Mark End of Arbaeen Rituals

Thu Dec 3, 2015 15:47:52

Millions of people from across the world are in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala to attend mourning rituals on Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein.The number of Arbaeen pilgrims reportedly hit 20 million in the last two years. Iraqi officials expect the turnout for this year’s Arbaeen procession to be higher than the past.

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