New York (IP) - Mourners held mourning rituals for the third Shi'a Imam, Imam Hussain (AS) in New York On 'Hussain Day'.

Iran PressAmerica: The closest Sunday to Ashura is named 'Hussain Day' in New York.

The Manhattan Muslims also welcomed foreign passers-by, for whom the rituals might be new, with red roses and letters describing the story of Karbala.

According to statistics, there are at least 2 million Shia Muslims living in the United States.


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