Sep 20, 2019, 11:15 AM
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Iran's Khuzestan Prov to host 97 countries' pilgrims on Arbaeen

Andimeshk, Sept 20, IRNA – Tens of thousands of pilgrims from 97 countries are expected to travel to Iraq through border lines in Iran's Khuzestan province for attending Arbaeen mourning ceremony this year.

Head of Khuzestan Headquarters for Reconstruction of the Holy Shrines Mahmoud Mosavi added that hundreds of Mawkibs have been organized in the province to serve the pilgrims of Arbaeen ritual.

The Arbaeen procession is one of the largest religious ceremonies being held in Iraq every year.

It marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and the third Imam of Shia Muslims.

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