For the eighth day in a row, the mourning processions are still continuing with the performance of their Ashura rituals, which they used to revive for hundreds of years, amid strict precautionary, preventive and regulatory measures, whether by those in charge of the processions, or by the servants of the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) in a way that creates a mourning atmosphere that is healthily safe through the available possibilities that have been harnessed for this.
Taking into account the implementation of all health measures recommended by the supreme religious authority and the relevant authorities, which urge the achievement of the principle of social distancing and the adoption of all preventive measures, from wearing masks and gloves in addition to sterilization, taking into account the current circumstance and the repercussions of the spread of the Corona epidemic, so that the general atmosphere of these rituals is black clothes and masks.
This was confirmed to Al-Kafeel Network, by the head of the Department of the Hussaini Processions and bodies in Iraq and the Islamic World in the Holy Shrines of the Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them); Haj Riad Nehme Al-Salman. Adding: "The entry of the Hussaini processions to the two holy shrines is still continuing with a great flow without any problems, and within the health and regulatory conditions that have been taken in light of this exceptional circumstance, as the entry of these processions begins at nine o'clock in the morning and continues until late at night, according to an agreed time and place schedule."
Stressing: “The holy shrines have taken strict regulatory and health measures that ensure the achievement of the smooth flow of these processions and maintain their pace, after special pathways have been allocated for their entry and exit, and the shrines' staffs are continuously accompanying these processions from their starting point until their conclusion, in addition to Roving teams who work to sterilize the groups participating in the ritual. "