Shiite Muslims commemorate Ashura

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims commemorate Ashura with self-flagellation with chains and knives. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims commemorate Ashura with self-flagellation with chains and knives. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed.
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014
Photo by Suvra Kanti Das / UnFrame

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims attend mourning procession on the day before Ashura at Hoseni dalan. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims attend mourning procession on the day before Ashura at Hoseni dalan. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed.
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014
Photo by Suvra Kanti Das / UnFrame

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims attend mourning procession on the day before Ashura at Hoseni dalan. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed.  Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014  Photo by Suvra Kanti Das / UnFrame

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims attend mourning procession on the day before Ashura at Hoseni dalan. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed.
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 3, 2014
Photo by Suvra Kanti Das / UnFrame

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