Chehlum e Hussaini Observed across Kargil despite chilling cold

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Kargil, Nov 21: Thousands across Kargil district observed the Chehlum-e-Hussaini during which mourning processions from all nearby villages reached the town here and participated in the huge mourning gathering.

The processions were taken out under the banner of Anjuman Jamiyat Ullama Asna Ashariya Kargil and Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust.

These processions passed through Main Bazar, Islamia School Chowk, Lal Chowk, Khomenie Chowk and culminated at Inqilab Manzil (Qatil Gah) and Hussaini Park .

The mourners were beating their chests remembering the martyrs of Karbala and the great sacrifice of Imam Hussain a.s in the desert of Karbala.

In the processions, the people were seen raising slogans against US, Israel, ISIS and Saudi Arabia and accusing them for “committing atrocities against Muslim Ummah.”

The mourners were also expressing their solidarity with people of Bahrain, Yemen, Palestine and Nigeria.

However, in various sermons the clerics said that Karbala teaches all the communities to come out of ignorance and fight against those who are killing are committing atrocities across the world.