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Huge crowds of black-clad Shiite faithful massed in the Iraqi city of Karbala Saturday, crying and beating their chests to commemorate the prophet's grandson, who died in the seventh century.Many Shiite worshippers travel from neighboring Iran and other countries each year to visit the shrine, which lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad.The 10th day of the mourning month of Muharram has been marred by attacks in the past and Iraq deployed tens of thousands of security forces across the country.
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