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Afghan Shiite Muslim devotees beat themselves with chains and blades... News PhotoAdult,Afghanistan,Ashura,Chain,Kabul,Men,Penitente People,Pilgrim,Religion,Religious Celebration,Semi-Dress,Shi'ite Islam,Shrine,Street,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAfghan Shiite Muslim devotees beat themselves with chains and blades in a ritual marking Ashura in front of The Abul Fazel shrine in Kabul on November 24, 2012. In a brave gesture of defiance against suicide bombers, Afghanistan's 'girl-in-green' has revisited the scene of a Shiite Muslim holy-day massacre that made her image world famous. Tarana Akbari, now 13, was pictured screaming in horror among piles of bodies moments after a suicide bomber killed 80 people at last year's Ashura day ceremonies at a Shiite shrine in Kabul. AFP PHOTO/Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)