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Yazid's infantrymen observed Abbas coming. they'd noticeable Abbas struggle and knew he used to be like his father, Ali. They have been scared, The few who dared to assault Abbas have been killed by way of his spear. Abbas reached the river and stuffed Sakina's mashk. He then requested his devoted horse to drink water. the pony regarded in the direction of Husayn's camp and looked as if it would say: "Master, are you convinced that the water will succeed in Sakina? grasp, how am i able to drink whilst Sakina and Ali Asghar are thirsty? allow us to first supply them water, after which i'm going to drink a few. " Abbas, along with his Alam in a single hand and his spear and Sakina's water-filled mashk within the different, rode again. Umar Saad, Yazid's commander, ordered his males to prevent Abbas taking water to Husayn's tents. The enemies surrounded Abbas. They fired arrows from all instructions. Abbas used to be hit with many arrows. He was once bleeding. simply then, a soldier got here from in the back of and struck his sword on Abbas' shoulder. Abbas gripped the mashk along with his the teeth, as his arm and spear fell to the floor. one other soldier got here and struck his sword into Abbas' different shoulder. The Alam and the opposite arm fell to the floor. think, Abbas on his horse - No hands - maintaining Sakina's mashk among his the teeth. Water needs to achieve Sakina. Abbas, nonetheless had the power to move on. Sakina’s mashk continues to be full of water. An arrow was once shot. It hit Sakina's mashk. The water started to pour out. negative Abbas misplaced all his energy because the water poured out from Sakina's mashk. He fell from his horse and cried out: "Master, come to me. grasp permit me see you for the final time. " Husayn heard Abbas. He was once heartbroken. together with his palms on his again he cried out: "Son, Ali Akber, my again is long past. My help is long gone. My Alamdar is long past. " Husayn and Ali Akber rushed to the battlefield. Husayn observed his brother mendacity at the flooring. think how Husayn felt whilst he observed his brother mendacity at the floor - coated with blood, either hands severed. He positioned Abbas' head on his lap. My brother, Abbas? you're leaving me too. Abbas, what's going to I do with no you? My aid, Abbas, i'm entire with out you. My brother Abbas, am i able to do something for you? " "Yes, grasp. whilst I got here to this global, I observed your face first. Now, as i go from this global, grasp, i want to work out your face for the final time. " 'Abbas, why cannot you spot me? " "Master, my eyes are lined with blood. " Imam Husayn wiped clean Abbas' eyes. Abbas gazed at Husayn. "Abbas, i've got a want too. your whole lifestyles you've got known as me grasp. as soon as, brother Abbas, only once, name me brother. " Abbas stated: "Husayn, my brother, don't take my physique to the tents. i'm ashamed of myself. i do not wish Sakina to determine me. i do not wish my sisters Kulthoom and Zainab to work out me like this. i do not wish Kulthoom and Zainab to cry. " Abbas took his final breath and died on Husayn's lap. negative Husayn? What may still he do now? Husayn picked up the Alam and tied Sakina's mashk to it. Sakina observed the Alam coming. She shouted: "Children, come young children. My uncle Abbas is coming with water. i'll provide all of you water. Come childrens, come.