Photos: Karbala; Shrine of Imam Hussein embraced by swarms of pilgrims

IRNAlAhmad Jalalian: Only two days to anniversary of 40th day of Imam Hussein (as) martyrdom in October 680 AD, Karbala, where the shrine is located, is hosting millions of Shias from around the world. The site is a historical rendezvous for the lovers of the Prophet’s Household.