Western Shias urged to make Iraq pilgrimage

Governor of Karbala urges Shias from Western countries to make pilgrimage despite security risks.

    Iraq is home to some of the most sacred sites for Shia Muslims.

    Pilgrims from across the Middle East visit in huge numbers.

    Now, the Governor of Karbala has urged Shias from western countries to make the pilgrimage too despite the security risks.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Karbala.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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