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Day of Ashura, Tehran, Iran

(During this day, People gather and mourn for Imam Hussain (PBUH) and his family, and there are tents (as a symbol of Imam Hussain’s family tents in Karbala) on streets which are set into fire during a street theatrical acting called Ta’ziyeh, showing how Yazid’s and Shimr’s Army brutally attacked and fired the tents of family of Imam Hussain (PBUH),[People wearing red in the picture are acting as the Shimr’s Army in Taziyeh])