With only one day to go till Arba’een, millions of pilgrims are converging on the holy Iraqi city of Karbala and a traditional Iraqi mourning ceremony was held in the city.
Iran's ambassador to Iraq has said the number of Iranian Arba’een pilgrims visiting Iraq has increased by one million compared to last year.
Millions of pilgrims converged on the holy Iraqi city of Karbala for Arba’een mourning procession.
According to Iran Press, thousands of Iranian and foreign pilgrims travelled to Iraq to participate in Arba’een mourning ceremony while over 3 million have registered so far.
According to Iran Press, Iran’s Minister of Intelligence Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi visited the Iran-Iraq border in Shalamcheh on Monday to supervise the situation of the commute of Arba’een pilgrims closely.
According to Iran Press, as Arba’een day approaches, thousands of pilgrim's flock towards the Iraqi holy cities of Najaf and Karbala to participate in the grand commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH).