Thousands join Ashoora processions in Kashmir

Thousands of mourners on Sunday joined Ashoora procession on the tenth day of the first month of Islamic calendar of Muharram, when Hazrat Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Muhammad attained martyrdom at Karbala in Iraq over 1400 years ago.

Meanwhile, Lt Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha and Chinar Corps also remembered the martyrdom of Hazarat Imam Hussain.

Despite the ban imposed by the Divisional Administration on all religious processions and large congregations, Shia mourners Sunday took out Ashoora procession in the valley.