Monday, 23 September 2019

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Stampede at Karbala shrine leaves 31 dead, 100 injured

KARBALA: The Iraqi Health Ministry said Tuesday that at least 31 people have been killed, while 100 have been injured in a stampede in the Iraqi city of Karbala. Ashura was banned during the rule of Saddam Hussein; today, however, it’s a national holiday, with streets across the country shuttered to ...

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