Launching second phase of building largest tunnel in Karbala



The Engineering Project Department of the Imam Hussein Shrine has announced the beginning of the second phase of the project of building a large tunnel in the holy city of Karbala.

Director of the department Hussein Ridha Mehdi said, “The Engineering and technical staff has begun building a 250-meter-long tunnel, which is part of the Zainebian Mound Sanctuary expansion project.”

Mehdi indicated that the tunnel is the first part of the tunnel, which will connect the Imam Hussein Shrine with the Abbas Shrine.

He added that the project will be achieved in eight months—before the coming Day of Ashura next Hijri year.


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