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Kabul Attack Update: Gunmen Open Fire At Afghanistan Shrine During Ashura [PHOTOS]

The Karte Sakhi Mosque in Afghanistan was attacked Tuesday by heavily armed gunmen during a religious ceremony attended by hundreds, according to a release by the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. The attackers entered the Shiite shrine and opened fire on parishioners worshipping during the Shiite holy day of Ashura.
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