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Iraq to expand Karbala shrine for growing number of pilgrims
The Iraqi city of Karbala is planning a major expansion of a key religious site to cope with a growing number of pilgrims.
More than 30 million people visit the shrines of Imam Hussein and Abbas each year.
Al Jazeera‘s Dorsa Jabbari reports from Karbala: