Iranians and Shias observe Tasu'a ceremonies in New York
New York (IP) - The mourning ritual of Tasu'a, the ninth day of Muharram, was held in New York.
In New York, Shia and Sunni Muslims attended the mourning ritual of Tasu'a, the ninth day of Muharram and the day before Ashura.
The third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH), and 72 of his faithful companions were martyred in the desert of Karbala on the Day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) in the year 680 AD. 205/218