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Millions of Muslims across the World Mark Ashura Anniversary

الملايين في العالم تستعد لاحياء ذكرى عاشوراء

Millions of Muslims across the world marked on Tuesday Tenth of Muharram anniversary which is that of the martyrdom of the Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, Imam Hussein (pbuh).

In Holy Karbala in Iraq, millions of believers marked the occasion amid strict security measures.

Moreover, millions of people in Iran on Tuesday mourned on Ashura.

In Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Muslims also marked the anniversary of Ashura, despite the terrorist attack that targeted the ceremonies in the Saudi city of al-Ahsaa which claimed over 23 martyrs and that which targeted the Nigerian town of Potiskum which also claimed over 15 martyrs.

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