Massive fire broke out in the holy shrine of Hazrat Ali in Najaf area of Iraq.
Reports suggested that fire engulfed the Shrine at 1230 pm is spreading further.
Fire fighters are on job to doze off the massive fire.
The Mosque is a holy site for Muslims worldwide and is at least a thousand years old.
Panic has gripped the Muslim world and thousands have turned to prayers for the safety of the holy mosque.