Condolence and mourning processions began to commemorate the Arba'een

The condolence processions came out with mourning processions at the shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother al-Abbas (peace be upon them), on the sixteenth day of the month of Safar to commemorate the Arba'een.

The head of the Husseini rites and processions Department in Iraq and the Islamic world affiliated to the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon them); Sayed. Aqeel al-Yasiri, said that "the mourning processions of Zinjeel were sent from various Iraqi provinces to participate in the revival of the Arba'een rituals, as allocated to them by the Department on the 16th and 17th of the month of Safar in the morning and evening, according to a pre-prepared schedule.

He added that" the processions started from near the shrine of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) passing through his holy shrine, then the square between the two shrines and the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas(peace be upon him), "noting that"the voices of the mourners rose with Husseini chants, which embody the meanings of consolation and loyalty to the Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) and their lofty teachings.

He stressed that"the department has assigned teams to accompany the March of each procession from the moment of its start to its conclusion, to organize the March and not to gather or overcrowding, and according to special routes to ensure that there is no intersection between one procession and another or with visitors".
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