Men cover themselves in mud during the Ashura religious festival in Khorramabad
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Men cover themselves in mud during the Ashura religious festival in Khorramabad, 491 km (305 miles) southwest of Tehran, December 16, 2010. Mourners cover themselves in mud to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: RELIGION)