Iraq: Karbala celebrates Ashura

Video. Iraq: Karbala celebrates Ashura

Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims converged on the Iraqi city of Karbala to celebrate Ashura.

Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims converged on the Iraqi city of Karbala to celebrate Ashura.

It marks the 7th-century death of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussein, who was killed near Karbala.

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