Helicopters, Police Guard Iraqi Holy City Pilgrims

BAGHDAD - Thousands of police backed by helicopters patrolled Iraq's holy city of Karbala on Friday, assigned to prevent attacks against hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims observing an annual pilgrimage, officials said.

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