Yazeed’s Side

1. Yazeed Ibn Muawiyah, the ruling Caliph.

2. Ibn Ziyad, son of Ziyad who was made a brother by Muawiyah. At the time of the tragedy of Karbala’, Ibn Ziyad was the governor of Yazeed in Kufa.

3. Umar Ibn Saad, Commander-in-Chief of Yazeed’s army.

4. Shimr, who mounted the chest of Imam (a.s.).

5. Khuli, who beheaded Imam Husayn (a.s.).

6. Hurmala, who martyred Ali Asghar by shooting an arrow at him.

7. Naufal.

8. Hakim Ibn Tufail.