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Tribute to 3rd Imam: Shia Muslims celebrate Ashura in Iraq

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Thousands of Shia Muslims are commemorating Ashura in Karbala, Iraq, paying tribute to the third Imam of Shia Muslims, Husayn ibn Ali. Participants are expressing sorrow for Husayn ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, who was martyred at the Battle of Karbala in October, 680 AD.

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