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Shiite Faithful Mark Holy Day Despite Violence

For a second day, insurgents in Iraq target Shia Muslims as they observed the holy day of Ashoura. At least 30 people were killed. Despite the violence, tens of thousands of Iraqis took part in religious processions to commemorate the death of Hussein, grandson of the prophet Mohammed.

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