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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Tens of thousands of Muslims begin a three-day march to mourn Ayatollah Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim, a revered Iraqi Shiite cleric killed by a car-bomb attack Friday. Al-Hakim, a long-time opponent of Saddam Hussein, was one of more than 100 people killed in the bombing of the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.

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