Millions of Shia pilgrims continue walking towards Karbala for Arbaeen

 

Millions of Shia Muslims from across the world are taking part in a march toward Iraq’s holy shrine city of Karbala to attend mourning rituals on Arbaeen.
The pilgrims show their commitment to Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, by walking tens of miles on foot. Mourners clad in black, walking towards Karbala, which lies 80 kilometers south of the capital, Baghdad, to commemorate Arbaeen.
Iraqi forces have tightened security to protect pilgrims against possible terrorist attacks ahead of the mourning rituals.

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