Ghanimi declares success of Arbaeen security plan

ghanimi declares success of arbaeen security plan Ghanimi declares success of Arbaeen security plan

The Command of Middle Euphrates Operations announced the success of the security plan which was dedicated for Arbaeen pilgrimage of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in Karbala province.The Commander of Middle Euphrates Operations, Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanimi, mentioned to IraqiNews.com on Thursday ”The security plan which is specified for Arbaeen pilgrimage in Karbala province was successful without recording any security breach where during the next few hours, the main streets will be opened to facilitate the traffic movement for people returning to their provinces.”According to official sources in Karbala province ”Two weeks ago, millions of pilgrims headed towards Karbala province to commemorate the rituals of Arbaeen pilgrimage of Imam Hussein which witnessed participation of 17 million pilgrims, (750,000) of them were foreigners coming from Europe , Asia and other Arab countries.”The Command of Middle Euphrates Operations launched its security plan on the 22nd of December 2012 and included closing the roads that are leading to Karbala and deploying (35,000) security elements inside the province. \

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