Thousands of mourners attend 550 years old historic procession in Rohri, Sindh

Thousands of mourners from all over Sindh participated in a mourning procession in Rohri pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala.

Thousands of mourners from different parts of Sindh had reached Rohri on 8th Muharram, where they remained busy in mourning throughout the night between 8th and 9th Muharram.

In early morning of 9th Muharram, the mourning procession emerged from Masjid Shah-i-Iraq in the Karbala ground. The procession after reaching Mando Khabar stayed there till afternoon. Then it resumed its journey through Shahi Bazaar, Dhak Road, Wichoro Chowk and Haider Shah Haqani Muhalla and ended at Karbala ground, where Majlis Sham-i-Ghariban was held.

Shia Muslims all over Pakistan have come out on streets to observe the 9th Muharram with due solemnity and sanctity.

Most importantly, they are paying homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions – Martyrs of Karbala.

Furthermore, religious scholars are highlighting various aspects of sacred life and struggle of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS).

Notably, Shias call 9th Moharram Tasua Day when they observe sacred mourn (azadari) in commemoration of great martyrs of Karbala.

Moreover, huge crowds of azadars have begun mourning processions from port city Karachi to Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan to Parachinar.

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