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2,000 pilgrims from different countries cross border of Shalamche to Karbala

Abadan, Deputy Governor of Khorramshahr Province says since last Thursday, 2,000 pilgrims from different countries crossed the border of Shalamche to take part in the Arbaeen rituals in Karbala.

Valiollah Hayati on Tuesday said, 'For easy and smooth passage, and with the safety of pilgrims, 14 exit gates have been considered for foreign nationals at the border crossing point of Shalamcheh.'

He added that with the increase in the number of foreign pilgrims, the number of gates to facilitate pilgrims' passage could be increased.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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