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Pilgrims flock to Karbala

Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims gathered in the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala on Sunday for ceremonies marking the seventh-century killing of the Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) grandson. Some 25,000 members of the security forces were deployed to protect the pilgrims, who in the past have faced attacks from …

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