Iraq ramps up security ahead of Arba’een commemorations

Press TV – Iraqi forces have implemented strict security measures in different parts of the country ahead of the Arba’een mourning ceremonies. Each year, millions of Muslims gather in the city of Karbala to take part in the commemorations which fall on the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, Prophet Muhammad’s grandson and the third Shia Imam. Press TV’s correspondent Altaf Ahmad has more about the security measures in place ahead of the occasion.