Iraq: 20 million visitors celebrate the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein in Karbala

17 September, 2022
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Iraq: 20 million visitors celebrate the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein in Karbala

Today, Saturday, millions of Muslims around the world celebrated the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein, especially in Iraq, where Iraqis and visitors from various Arab and Islamic countries flocked to Karbala, under strict security measures south of the capital, Baghdad.


The streets of the city of Karbala were crowded with visitors, estimated at 20 million, to participate in the commemoration of this occasion, at the shrine of Imam Hussein (the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad), in an atmosphere of sadness and sorrow.


The spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yahya Rasoul, announced that the number of visitors to Karbala reached 20 million, including 5 million foreign visitors.


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