Shiite pilgrims cross Baghdad's Two Imams Bridge over the Tigris River toward the Imam Musa al Kadhim shrine to mark the saint's death anniversary. Thousands had gathered for the event, a triumphant display of Shiite resurgence and religious freedom after Saddam Hussein's ouster. But it ended in tragedy with a stampede as pilgrims tried to flee after rumors of a suicide bomber in their midst. Nearly 1,000 died.
Hadi Mizban / Associated Press
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