Curfew in place in Rawalpindi, Pakistan as violence claims eight lives

Army soldiers stand guard as others block a road during a curfew in Rawalpindi, Nov 16, 2013. — AP

ISLAMABAD: A curfew was in place in the city of Rawalpindi next to the capital after a clash between two groups in relation to the harassment of an Ashura procession in Rawalpindi’s Raja Bazar area killed eight people.

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