More than 2 million pilgrims present in Samarra on Imam Hadi’s martyrdom anniversary


SHAFAQNA – The Askariyain Holy Shrine witnessed the influx of around two million pilgrims from various Iraqi provinces and Islamic countries during the first three days of the blessed month of Rajab, marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali al-Hadi (as).

An integrated security and service plan was implemented by the holy shrine and the Samarra Operations Command to ensure the pilgrimage’s success and safety as security forces were deployed along the Baghdad-Samarra road.

More than 200 mourning processions provided various services to the pilgrims, alongside the refectory of the holy shrine, which offered 70 thousand free meals.

The shrine’s administration greatly thanked all those who participated and contributed in the success of this great pilgrimage.

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