Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), shared with the Turkmen in Iraq their grief by attending a mourning gathering held at the Zuwiyya Mosque in Baghdad on Thursday, January 31, 2013, for the souls of those who were martyred in the Tuz-Khurmato explosion.
His Eminence stressed that the Turkmen have suffered greatly due to being directly targeted since the year 2003, explaining that the Iraqi diversity is the source of Iraq's strength and richness, pleading to Allah to Whom all Honor and Might belong to have mercy on the martyrs of Tuz-Khurmato and of all of Iraq, to permit them to reside in His Spacious Gardens and to grant their relatives patience and solace.