Karbala (IraqiNews.com) The Command of the Middle Euphrates Operations started its security plan unexpectedly preparing to Arbaeen pilgrimage.
The Commander of the Middle Euphrates Operations, Lieutenant General, Othman al-Ghanimi, reported in statement to IraqiNews.com on Saturday ”As of, today, the security plan was applied in Karbala province where the roads which lead to the city re closed and about (35,000) security elements were deployed inside the city based on intelligence information to void any attacks inside the province.”
”The Interior Ministry and the Defense Ministry supplied us with (11) security regiments and deploying intelligence elements, ”he added.
The Iraqi and foreign Shiite pilgrims started the arrival to Karbala province to commemorate the Arbaeen pilgrimage of Imam Hussein (PBUH). \