SUN 5 - 7 - 2020
Date: Mar 6, 2020
Source: The Daily Star
Iraq cancels Friday prayer in Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala over coronavirus
KERBALA: Iraq cancelled Friday prayers in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala due to conerns about the coronavirus, a statement from the holy site administration said on Thursday.

Kerbala, like the neighbouring holy city of Najaf, attract Shi'ites pilgrims from Iraq and abroad.

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