The Iraqi government, to ensure the security of Arbaeen pilgrims, announced the formation of a joint operation room under the command of Mohammad Shia al-Sudani, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces and the prime minister of this country.

Iran PressMiddle East: 20th of  Safar 1445 AH, September 6, is the fortieth day passed from the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS), the third Imam of the world's Shias and his faithful companions in the desert of Karbala on the day of Ashura.

On Sunday, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior explained the special security and service plans for the Arbaeen pilgrims inside and outside Iraq, during which a joint operation room will be formed under the supervision of Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and the Prime Minister of Iraq. 

Khaled al-Mahna, the spokesman of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, told the official news agency of this country: "In terms of security, preventive operations and aerial surveillance will be carried out, and there will be high coordination between all security organizations through the joint operations room under the supervision of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces."

On the other hand, Sadiq al-Hosseini, commander of Hashd al-Shaabi in Diyala province, announced today, on Sunday, that Iraqi PMU uses drones to ensure the security of Arbaeen pilgrims.

According to the commander of Hashd al-Shaabi, in addition to flying drones in the sky of the region, ground forces are also monitoring the area and the forces of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Unit (Hashd Al-Shaabi) will reach their highest level of readiness by the end of the week. 219

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