As usual on the eve of the twenty-eighth of Safar every year, the procession of the people of Karbala recalled the sad anniversary of the martyrdom of the Great Prophet Mohammad (Allah's prayers and peace be upon him and his family), offering their sincere condolences to his cousin and brother, Commander of the Faithful; Imam Ali (peace be upon him) at his holy shrine in the Najaf, in cooperation with the Department of Rituals, Processions, and the Hussaini bodies in the Holy Shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them).
The head of the mentioned Department, Hai Riad Nehme al-Salman, explained to the Al-Kafeel network, saying: “The condolences' procession of the people of Karbala is one of the processions that the Karbala two Holy Shrines, have been supporting by contributing to providing facilities for it to conduct its mourning rituals, especially those held outside the governorate, including this painful occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of the Holy Messenger Mohammad (Allah's prayers and peace be upon him and his family).
He added: “The mourners set up a council for condolences in the courtyard of the shrine of the Commander of the Faithful Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him), which included reciting a number of poems and elegies embodying the depth of this sad calamity and great affliction, sharing the mourning crowds with words of sorrow and expressions of sadness as they comfort the Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) for this calamity. "
Indicating: “The procession started from the place designated for its departure every year, which is the Hussainiyya of Karbala’s people on Tusi Street, after they lined up in the form of mourning groups, to move accompanied by the chants of Karbalai’s condolences that embodied the extent of the tragedy and its impact on the believers. "
Al-Salman concluded his speech by saying: “The two holy shrines have provided 45 vehicles of different capacities, to transport the procession and the mourners from the Karbala province to the Najaf and then to the city of Al-Qasim (peace be upon him), to hold similar mourning ceremonies in his holy shrine, and this is a custom that mourners are used to in commemorating this occasion, in addition to providing them with meals. "