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Kadhim Pilgrimage

Tens of thousand Iraqi Shiites Muslims march to the shrine of Imam Moussa Kadhim, for the annual commemoration of the saint’s death. (AP)
Iraqi army soldiers stand guard. (AP)
Iraqi boys take an elderly Shiite couple on a handcart as a policeman stands guard in the Shiite district of Kazimiyah, in Baghdad (AP)
Shiite women drink sweet water and eat dates as they march toward the Imam Mousa al-Kadim shrine for the annual commemoration of the saint’s death. (AP)
An Iraqi Shiite Muslim woman carries her child to the Imam Moussa Kadhim shrine, for the annual commemoration of the saint’s death. (AP)
Iraqi Shiites enact the martyrdom of Imam Mousa al-Kadim, played by actor center, in the Shiite district of Sadr City, in Baghdad. (AP)
An Iraqi police officer stands guard as Iraqi Shiite Muslims march towards the Imam Mousa al-Kadim shrine. (AP)
An injured Shiite pilgrim, who was on his way to the Imam Mousa al-Kadim shrine for the annual commemoration of the saint’s death, is moved to a hospital in Baghdad. (AP)
An Iraqi mother along with her children mourn the death of her son Wisam Ali, 13, who was killed on the way to the Imam Moussa Kadhim shrine. (AO)
Doctors treat an injured Shiite pilgrim, who was on his way to the Imam Mousa al-Kadim shrine for the annual commemoration of the saint’s death. (AP)
Iraqis take the body of their relative from a hospital in Baghdad. (AP)
An Iraqi Shiite Muslim woman mourns as she reaches the Imam Moussa Kadhim shrine. (AP)
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