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    Posted November 3, 2014 by
    Karachi, Pakistan
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    9th Muharram Processions End Peacefully In Karachi.


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     KazmiSahib was there at this Muharram Procession in Karachi, Pakistan, which commemorates those lost at the Battle of Karbala (which took place in approximately the year 680). The march is full of Shiite Muslim mourners. He described it as a 'very mournful day.'
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    The procession carried out to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala in Karachi and end peacefully at Hussainian Iranian Kharadar in Strict security, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

    The processions are carried out to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala. The mourning procession consisted of shabi Zuljinah, Alam, tazia, taboot and Ghewara Shehzada Ali Asghar. The participants recited the sacrifices rendered by Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), his companions and family members at Karbala.
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