Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calender. The following photos show Iranian people commemorating this day in an area in Tehran, Iran.
Every year on the day of Ashura, Millions of Muslims dressed in black, take to street to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson and his all companions.
This video shows one of the large gatherings and a mourning procession held by people in the north of Tehran on Ashura 2014.
A large gathering on the day of Ashura in the Martyr Tehrani Moqaddam square(Kaj square), Tehran, I.R.Iran