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Appendix: The Martyrs at Karbala

(a) The Names of the 18 Martyrs from the Banu Hashim

[1] Sons of Imam Ali

1. Imam Husayn bin Ali

2. Al-Abbas bin Ali

3. Uthman bin Ali

4 Ja’far bin Ali

5 Abdullah bin Ali

6. Muhammad bin Ali

[2] Sons of Imam al-Hasan

7. Al-Qasim bin al-Hasan

8. Abdullah bin al-Hasan

9 Abu Bakr bin al-Hasan

[3] Sons of Imam Husayn

10. Ali al-Akbar bin al-Husayn

11. Ali al-Asghar bin al-Husayn

[4] Sons of Abdullah bin Ja’far

12. Oun bin Abdullah bin Ja’far

13. Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Ja’far

[5] Sons of Aqeel bin Abdul Muttalib

14. Abdurrahman bin Aqeel

15. Ja’far bin Aqeel

16. Abdullah bin Aqeel

[6] Sons of Muslim bin Aqeel

17. Abu Abdullah Amir bin Muslim

18. Abdullah bin Muslim

(b) Names of the 16 Martyrs who left Yazid’s army and fought with Imam Husayn

[1] Bakr bin Taim

[2] Jabir bin al-Hajjaj

[3] Juwair bin Malik at-Taimi ad-Dhabbi

[4] Al-Harith bin Amr al-Kindi

[5] Al-Hurr bin Yazid ar-Riyahi

[6] Al-Hurr’s Brother

[7] Al-Hurr’s son

[8] Al-Hurr’s retainer

[9] Hallas bin Amr al-Absi

[10] Zohair bin Salim bin Amr al-Azdi

[11] Dharghama bin Malik

[12] Abdurrahman bin Mas’ud at-Taimi

[13] Umair bin Abi Dhabiya

[14] Qasim bin Habib al-Azdi

[15] Mas’ud bin al-Hajjaj at-Taimi

[16] An-No’man bin Amr ar-Rasibi

(c) Names of the 14 Companions of the Prophet (S) who were Martyred at Karbala

[1] Anas bin al-Harith al-Asadi

[2] Junada bin Ka’b

[3] Habib bin Mudhahir al-Asadi

[4] Muslim bin Owsaja

[5] Muslim bin Kathir al-Azdi

[6] Na’eem bin Ajlan al-Ansari

[7] Dhahir bin Amr as-Salami

[8] Shu’aib bin Abdullah

[9] Abdurrahman bin Abdur Rabb al-Ansari

[10] Uqba bin as-Salt (as-Samit)

[11] Ammar bin Abu Salama

[12] Amr bin Ka’b al-Ansari

[13] Muslim bin Kathir al-Azdi

[14] Na’eem bin Ajlan al-Ansari

(d) Names of the 22 Companions of Imam Ali who fought with Imam Husayn

[1] Abu Thumama Amr bin Abdullah as-Sa’idi

[2] Aslam bin Kathir al-Azdi

[3] Umayya bin Sa’d at-Ta’iy

[4] Burair bin Khudhair al-Hamadani

[5] Jabala bin Ali ash-Shaibani

[6] John the slave of Abu Dharr

[7] Al-Harith bin Nabhan

[8] Habashi bin Qais an-Nahmi

[9] Handhala bin As’ad

[10] Salim

[11] Sa’d bin al-Harith

[12] Sawwaar bin Abi Himyarr al-Fahmi

[13] Shouthab bin Abdullah

[14] Amr bin Jundab

[15] Qasit bin Zohair at-Taghlubi

[16] Kurdus bin Zohair at-Taghlbi

[17] Kinana bin Atiq at-Taghlubi

[18] Majm’a bin Abdullah al-Mathheji

[19] Muqsit bin Zohair at-Taghlubi

[20] Nasr bin Abi Nizar

[21] Nafi’ bin Hilal al-Bajali

[22] Yazid bin Ma’qil al-Ju’fi

[23] Jundab bin Hujair al-Kindi

(e) Names of the 42 valiant soldiers who fought and sacrificed their lives for Imam Husayn

[1] Abu Aamir Ziyad bin Umair al-Hamadani

[2] Souhan bin Omayya al-Abdi

[3] Bishr bin Amr al-Kindi

[4] Hubab bin al-Harith at-Taghlubi

[5] Al-Hajjaj bin Yazid at-Tamimi

[6] Handhala bin Umar

[7] Rafi’ bin Abdullah

[8] Zohair bin Bishr

[9] Zohair bin Qais al-Bajali

[10] Salim bin Amr

[11] Sa’d

[12] Sa’eed bin Abdullah al-Handhali

[13] Salman bin Mudharib bin Qais al-Bajali

[14] Salim [Sulayman]

[15] Saif bin al-Harith bin Sariyi

[16] Saif bin Malik al-Abdi

[17] Suwaid bin Amr

[18] Shabib bin Abdullah

[19] Aabis bin Abi Shu’aib ash-Shakiri

[20] Aamir bin Muslim al-Abdi

[21] Aayiz bin Mujmmi’

[22] Abbad bin Muhajir

[23] Abdurrahman bin Abdullah bin Arji

[24] Abdurrahman bin Urwa al-Ghifari

[25] Abdullah bin Urwa al-Ghifari

[26] Abdullah bin Umair

[27] Abdullah bin Umair al-Kalbi

[28] Abdullah bin Yazid bin Sabeet al-Qaisi

[29] Ubeidullah bin Yazid bin Sabeet al-Qaisi

[30] Ammar bin Hassan at-Ta’iy

[31] Amr bin Junadah bin Ka’b

[32] Amr bin Khalid as-Saidawi

[33] Amr bin Qarat al-Ansari

[34] Qaarib bin Abdullah

[35] Qasit bin Zohair at-Taghlubi

[36] Qu’nab bin Amr an-Nimyari

[37] Malik bin Abdullah Sariyi

[38] Mujjami’ bin Ziyad

[39] Mani’ bin Ziyad

[40] Muhajir bin Sahm

[41] Yazid bin Sabeet al-Qaisi

[42] Yazid bin Ziyad al-Muhajir.

Summary

(a) Martyrs from Banu Hashim 18

(b) Martyrs whom left Yazid’s army and joined Husayn 16

(c) Martyrs who were Companions of the Prophet (S) 14

(d) Martyrs who were Companions of Imam Ali (a.s.) 22

(e) Soldiers martyred 42

Total number of Martyrs who fought at Karbala: 112

This number does not include the twenty-eight companions of Imam Husayn (a.s.) who were killed in the volley of arrows shot at the beginning of the day of Ashura. It also does not include those who were killed in their attempt to fetch water from the Euphrates on, at least, two occasions, nor the children such as Ali al-Asghar, Abdullah bin al-Hasan…etc.