Millions of pilgrims flock to holy Samarra to mark Imam Hassan al-Askary’s martyrdom anniversary + Pictures


Millions of pilgrims from all around the world are flocking to the holy city of Samarra to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Hassan al-Askari, peace be upon him.

The pilgrimage is ongoing amid a wide dispersion of security forces in addition to the popular mobilization forces to secure the city.

Security forces and popular mobilization are scattered around and inside the city to ensure high levels of security to the pilgrims.

It is worth mentioning that a large number of transportation vehicles were available to transfer the pilgrims inside and outside of the city, in addition to the Husseini service units set up on the roads leading to the holy shrine that provide various services to the pilgrims.



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