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More Violence Aimed at Shiites Marking Ashoura

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More Violence Aimed at Shiites Marking Ashoura

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More Violence Aimed at Shiites Marking Ashoura

More Violence Aimed at Shiites Marking Ashoura

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Ashoura, the holiest day on the Shiite Muslim calendar, is marred by violence aimed at Shiites marking the holiday. Tens of thousands march in a traditional procession to Karbala despite attacks that left at least 11 more dead. Suicide bombings took 35 lives in Iraq on Friday.