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Shiite pilgrimage

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Two car bombs in Baghdad, aimed at Shiites, killed at least 16 people.
Shiite pilgrimage

Iraqi Shiite Muslim pilgrims walk on January 6, 2012 through the Dura neighborhood of Baghdad on a main highway linking the Iraqi capital to the central shrine city of Karbala where they will mark the Arbaeen religious festival which is the 40th day after Ashura commemorating the killing of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein in the seventh century. Two bombs exploded in the morning on separate bridges in the Dura neighborhood of south Baghdad in an Attack against Shiite pilgrims killing two people.

AHMAD AL-RUBAYE