In Karbala, Defense Minister overviews security plan for Arbaeen

  • 19-09-2021, 10:25
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    Defense Minister Juma Anad arrived in Karbala on Sunday, to check the security plan for the Arbaeen rituals.
    "Defense Minister Juma Anad arrived today at the Karbala Operations Command to see the security plan for the Arbaeen pilgrimage," said a reporter for the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
    Karbala operations commander Maj. Gen. Ali al-Hashimi ordered on Sunday, all entrances to the Old City to be cut off in preparation for the rituals.

    The law enforcement department at the Holy shrine announced earlier that all preparations to implement the security plan for the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) had been completed in order to maintain the security and safety of pilgrims.
    Imam Hussein holly shrine opened safe corridors and streets to facilitate the smooth movement of pilgrims, and formed a joint operations body with the security authorities to secure the rituals, in addition to working together with the rest of the sections and divisions of the shrine for the purpose of providing the best health and medical services, said the head of the law enforcement department at the holly shrine Rasul Abbas Fadala.
    More than 6,000 volunteers are participating in securing the rituals this year, spread across the entrances of the holly shrine and the main checkpoints leading to it.