ATTACK ON THE SYMBOLIC TREK OF ARBAEEN

The participants of the Arbaeen symbolic trek from Kano were attacked by unknown assailants with a bomb around 2:00PM today 27th of November 2015 at Kura.

The blast resulted into lots of casualties, with the count of injured reaching over 30 and those confirmed dead over 20. The victims consist of people of all age groups including children.

Arbaeen symbolic trekking by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria began from Kano axis on Thursday 14th Safar 1437AH (26/11/2015), other members from the remaining axis are yet to begin theirs. All hoping to reach Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah, Zaria by Thursday 21st of Safar 1437AH for the 40th day of Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom.