The Director of the Patriarchal Diocese of Basra and southern Iraq; Father Imad Aziz Al-Banna accompanied with religious figures from the Christian community paid a visit to the training center of the Al-Abbas's (p) squad to give the moral support to the heroes of this squad from the volunteers and trainees. During his visit, he praised the effort of the Fighting Squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) in the exploitation of the time of the youth in training on arms to protect the homeland and the holy places from all sects.
He also confirmed its solidarity with the efforts of the squad and its senior leadership and wished them success and victory, stating that the christians will be praying for the safety of Iraq and the victory of the volunteers of the popular mobilization and especially the fighting Squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him), in addition to special prayers for the protection of Iraq from all evils.
It is worth mentioning that the fighting squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) has announced previously opening a number of its centers in Karbala, Basra and Dhi Qar to train all those who wish of the Iraqi people, and other centers will be opened subsequently. The training period is of 15 days, and the registration time is from 9am to 2pm and then from 5pm to 8pm. The training will be overseen by qualified instructors and which includes:
2- Weapons training
3- Adjust the fire
4- Educational lectures
5- Training on street war
6- Training on the war in agricultural areas
7- Tactical exercises.