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Muharram mourning in India

A Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Bengaluru, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Bengaluru, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Bengaluru, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Shi'ite muslim mourner is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Mumbai, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A Shi'ite muslim mourner is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Mumbai, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A Shi'ite muslim mourner is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Mumbai, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim women watch a Muharram procession marking Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim bleeds after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim bleeds after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim bleeds after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Shi'ite Muslims distribute drinks from a truck during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslims distribute drinks from a truck during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslims distribute drinks from a truck during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners beat their chests during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Shi'ite Muslim mourners flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kolkata, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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