Millions flock to Holy Najaf to mark Prophet Muhammad’s martyrdom


The holy city of Najaf witnessed the influx of millions of pilgrims to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the holy prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him and his progeny.

Of the special pilgrimage rituals is the renewal of allegiance to the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali peace be upon him, as the first caliph after the holy prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny. 

As the roads leading to the holy city of Najaf were overcrowded, the security forces and the service agencies implemented plans to facilitate the pilgrims’ flow.

Ahl al-Bayt lovers mark the sorrowful anniversary at Imam Ali Holy Shrine due to the repressive policies imposed in Medina by the Saudi regime against the Shia.



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