'Healing' sands in Karachi

A woman places her hand on her son's head as he lies buried in sand up to his neck during a partial solar eclipse at Karachi's Clifton beach. Yasir, a 7-year-old disabled boy, joined people with disabilities who were buried chest-deep during the partial solar eclipse on Tuesday as part of a traditional superstition that it would bring healing to their bodies.
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