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Iraq cancels Friday prayer in Shia holy city of Kerbala over coronavirus: Statement

Reuters , Thursday 5 Mar 2020

Iraq cancelled Friday prayers in the Shia holy city of Kerbala due to conerns about the coronavirus, a statement from the holy site administration said on Thursday.

Kerbala, like the neighbouring holy city of Najaf, attract Shia pilgrims from Iraq and abroad

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