Iranian Muslims Mark Ashura Across Country under Strict COVID-19 Health Protocols
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian people are observing Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shiite Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Mourning traditions are parts of the Iranian people's beliefs and include public rallies that have been banned for observing the health protocols this year due to the coronavirus outbreak and the instructions of the National coronavirus Headquarters. [VIDEO]
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