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Processions of Ashur concluded peacefully in Pakistan

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Staff Report) – The main mourning processionconcluded across the country peacefully. To pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions in Karbala, Yaum-e-Ashur was observed on Wednesday with solemnity and sanctity. Alam, Zuljinah and Taazia processions were taken out in all small and big …

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One girl under 15 married every seven seconds: report

LONDON (Web Desk) – One girl under 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a new report by Save the Children. Girls as young as 10 are forced to marry much older men in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia, BBC reported. “Girls who marry too early often …

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14 dead, 26 wounded as gunmen attack shrine in Kabul

KABUL – At least 14 people were killed and 26 injured after a number of gunmen entered the Sakhi shrine on Tuesday night. According to Tolo News, gunmen opened fire on mourners gathered for an Ashura ceremony. Eyewitnesses also reported an explosion. Officials said that gunmen launched their attack shortly …

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