Thousands Of Indian Muslims Volunteer To Protect Holy Shrines In Iraq – 26 June 2014

RT logoThousands of Shia Muslims in India have volunteered to go to Iraq to protect Shia holy shrines and provide humanitarian aid as radical Sunni militants have captured a major part of the country in their rampage towards Baghdad, killing at least 1,300.

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Amid the spreading insurgency in Iraq, where the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS, ISIL) terrorists are pushing government forces from cities and towns, Indian Muslims spearheaded by a religious organization are recruiting volunteers pledging to protect Shia holy shrines in the country.

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