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Iraq commemorates Shi'ite mourning amid preparations to attack Mosul

KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) - Millions of Shi'ite Muslims flocked to Iraq's holy city of Kerbala on Wednesday to commemorate Ashura, a religious day marking the slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Hussein in the 7th century AD in a revolt against the Umayyad ruler Yazeed.
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