Sep 09, 2019 11:14 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 05, 2020 21:38 Asia/Tehran]

People of all walks of life across Iran attend the 9th day of mourning ceremonies in Moharramat on the eve of Ashura.

Iran Press/Iran news: People from southern cities to the north and east to the west in all cities and towns observing Tasu'a rituals.

Iranian mourners commemorate Tasu'a. 9th day of Muharram in over 1000 cities, towns across Iran.

Tasu'a processions are held a day before the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad and the third Imam in Shia Islam.

Millions of mourners hold ceremonies across Iran as well as Iraq in the holy city of Najaf and Karbala and also Pakistan, Azerbaijan, and Lebanon.

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