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Ashura Day celebrated in Afghanistan

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This year, the public holiday on Ashura has been cancelled.

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In the north and central part of Afghanistan Shia religious are  celebrate this day every year

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Ashura is an important Islamic day that occurs on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic lunar calendar. Ashura marks the death of Husayn ibn Ali, a grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and members of his immediate family in the Battle of Karbala.Shia Muslims commemorate the tragedy with commemorative processions and other mourning rituals.

Ashura Day celebrated in Afghanistan.
All communication networks and internet were not working for the security of Ashura day.
This year, the public holiday on Ashura has been cancelled.
In the north and central part of Afghanistan there are Shia religious and they celebrate this day every year.
Although the Taliban have informed the security of the Shiites, they are sometimes attacked.

People want the government to ensure the security of Ashura day ceremonies.
On the day of Ashura, ceremonies were held in different mosques.
Sher Mohammad Abbas Stankzai, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs said, We have seen that more than 50 countries had military presence in Afghanistan in the past, but all of them have been defeated and we have defeated the countries that stood against us in the economi.



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