Babies Covered in Blood as Muslims Use Knives to Slice Open Their Heads During Ashura Festival (VIDEOS)
Babies, children in addition to adults were covered in blood as Muslims used knives to slice open their heads during Ashura.
Shia Muslims participate in Ashura every year to mourn the death of their ‘prophet’ Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein Ali.
At least 31 people were killed in a stampede at the Ashura festival in Iraq in addition to more than 100 were injured.
According to reports, dozens of Muslims were crushed after thousands ‘recreated a battle’ inside narrow streets of Karbala.
The Sun UK reported:
The commemorations take place on Ashura, the tenth day of the first month of the Islamic calendar.
They mark Husayn’s death at the Battle of Karbala, fought between Husayn in addition to Yazid I on October 10 680AD to determine who should succeed the prophet as the leader of Islam.
Yazid can be considered a tyrant by some Muslims, in addition to Husayn’s death can be considered by the Shia community to be a symbol of humanity’s struggle against injustice, tyranny, in addition to oppression.
The anniversary can be a national holiday in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain, in addition to Pakistan, in addition to typically involves public expressions of mourning.
Worshippers self-flagellate during #Ashura commemorations in Sayyidah Zaynab #Syria pic.twitter.com/2mBG36LeUE
— Ruptly (@Ruptly) September 10, 2019
Ashura, once only celebrated inside Middle East in addition to parts of Africa has currently spread to Western nations as Muslims flex their dominance in addition to take over the streets in various Western cities.
Muslims inside West including in Toronto, London in addition to Sidney flexed their dominance in addition to marched down the streets to celebrate Ashura:
Muslims in Sidney with loudspeakers take over the streets to celebrate Ashura:
Ashura procession, Sydney 🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/uTLaxe8wFS
— falima (@husseiniif) September 10, 2019
Muslims in London took over the streets in addition to blared their celebration in Arabic over loudspeakers:
Ashura processions in London right currently. pic.twitter.com/tymBhh3QHs
— Michael Stephens (@MikeRStephens) September 10, 2019
Screenshots of Muslims participating in their medieval blood-letting festival: