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Muharram: Muslims mourn death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson across world

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Published : Sep 10, 2019, 1:46 pm IST
Updated : Sep 19, 2019, 12:28 pm IST
Shiite Muslims flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, September 9, 2019. 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. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, September 9, 2019. 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. (Photo: AP)
A girl watches Shiite children beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
A girl watches Shiite children beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, September 9, 2019.  (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani Shiite Muslim children beat their chests during a Muharram procession, in Quetta, Pakistan, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani Shiite Muslim children beat their chests during a Muharram procession, in Quetta, Pakistan, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Black-clad Shiite Muslims mourn in a ceremony a day ahead of Ashura, at the old main bazaar, in Tehran, Iran, on Monday, September 9, 2019. Ashura falls on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, when Shiites mark the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. (Photo: AP)
Black-clad Shiite Muslims mourn in a ceremony a day ahead of Ashura, at the old main bazaar, in Tehran, Iran, on Monday, September 9, 2019. Ashura falls on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, when Shiites mark the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, September 9, 2019.  (Photo: AP)
Pakistani Shiite Muslims chant slogans during a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan, pn Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani Shiite Muslims chant slogans during a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan, pn Monday, September 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims gather outside the golden-domed shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, Sept.ember 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Shiite Muslims gather outside the golden-domed shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, Sept.ember 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)

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