KARACHI: August 29 – Security personnel high alert during the 9th Muharram procession at M A Jinnah road. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of mourning for Shiites in remembrance of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi

KARACHI: August 29 – Security personnel high alert during the 9th Muharram procession at M A Jinnah road. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of mourning for Shiites in remembrance of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi
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KARACHI: August 29 – Security personnel high alert during the 9th Muharram procession at M A Jinnah road. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of mourning for Shiites in remembrance of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi
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