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Terror in Places of Worship

An afghan man walks in front of Kart-e- Sakhi shrine after a militant attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. At least more than a dozen people were killed in the attack on the Shiite shrine.

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A man inspects damage caused by a bomb explosion at a mosque in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition launched heavy airstrikes on Shiite rebels in Yemen, targeting camps and weapons depots in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa as UN agency says some 234 children were killed in violence over the past two months.

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Israeli rescue workers carry a body at the scene of a shooting attack in a Synagogue in Jerusalem. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said.

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A bullet hole and forensic evidence are seen in side the Synagogue at the site of an attack in Jerusalem. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said.

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An Israeli rescue worker navigates the scene of a shooting attack in a synagogue in Jerusalem.

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Palestinians inspect damage to adjacent houses from a fallen minaret of the Al-Sousi mosque that was destroyed in an Israel strike, at the Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Pakistanis help victims of a suicide attack at a church in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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People clean up after a car bomb attack hit a Shiite mosque in the neighborhood of Bayaa, in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Buddhist monk children at a peaceful demonstration at Tergar Monastery against serial blasts in Bodhgaya.

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Buddhist monks and members of United Buddhist Welfare Organization hold candles during a silent candle light vigil protesting the recent bomb blasts in a temple at Bodh Gaya. Two people were wounded in the eight blasts that went off recently in Bodh Gaya, the town where the Buddha is believed to have gained enlightenment.

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Buddhist monks take out a 'peace march' in Bhopal condemning Sunday's blasts at Bodh Gaya.

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People participate in a walk to protest against the series of explosions in Bodh Gaya, in Leh.

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There have been speculations about the Bodh Gaya blasts being an act of retaliation against the alleged persecution of Muslims by the Buddhists in Burma and Sri Lanka in particular. The photo shows Buddhist Monks and Muslims coming together in Kolkata to condemn the Mahabodhi Temple serial explosion.

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NIA team visits the world heritage Mahabodhi Temple after the serial bomb blasts at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya.

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A security officer inspects the site of an explosion around the Bodhi tree, at the premise of the Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. A series of small blasts hit three Buddhist temples, injuring at least two people.

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Buddhist monks stage a silent protest against the series of blasts in Bodhgaya, in Kolkata.

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Security personnel detonating a cane bomb, recovered from Buddhist Tergar Monastery at World Heritage Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya.

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Security personnel inspect one of the blast sites at the Mahabodhi temple, Bodhgaya.

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A security officer inspects one of the sites of explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya

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A Buddhist monk who was injured in the serial blasts that shook the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya being taken to the hospital.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visits Mahabodhi Temple after a series of 9 blasts shook the temple compound in Bodh Gaya.

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Mourners at the funeral and memorial service held in the Oak Creek High School for the six victims of Sunday's mass shooting at the Gurudwara of Wisconsin in Oak Creek.

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Candles are placed near photographs of the Sikh victims who were killed in the shooting attack at a Gurudwara in Wisconsin, during a memorial service in a temple in Mumbai.

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Sikhs paying homage to the victims of Wisconsin Gurudwara firing, in Mumbai.

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In this undated combo photo composed of two images provided by the family, Ranjit Singh, right, and Sita Singh who were killed in the shooting attack at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin are seen.

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People gather outside a church following a blast in Kaduna, Nigeria. Three church blasts rocked a northern Nigerian state Sunday, officials said, prompting protests in a state that has previously been strained by religious tensions.

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People gather outside a church following a blast in Kaduna, Nigeria. Three church blasts rocked a northern Nigerian state Sunday, officials said, prompting protests in a state that has previously been strained by religious tensions.

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New York Police Commisioner Raymond Kelly, left, talks to the media while Imam Maan Al-Sahlani listens after a meeting with religious leaders at the Al-Khoei Islamic Center in New York. Kelly says detectives are questioning a man in connection with at least four suspected arson attacks that might be bias crimes.

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A crime stoppers poster is posted in front of debris outside a fire-damaged home near the Imam Al-Khoei Islamic Center in the Queens borough of New York. The home is the site of one of four suspected arson attacks police are investigating as possible bias crimes and trying to determine whether the incidents were linked.

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Abdul Kaleem, one of the men held in connection with the Mecca Masjid blasts in Hyderabad, being welcomed by his mother at their residence in Hyderabad, after he was released by a court on bail. The Muslim boy was wrongly arrested and tortured by the Hyderabad police in connection with the Mecca Masjid blasts and later released after Swami Aseemanand's confession about the blasts. The story goes that the Swami was struck by the boy’s kindness. When he heard that Kaleem was blamed for a blast that he and his comrades had done, he was profoundly affected and decided to confess as an act of penance.

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Muslims light candles in memory of the victim of Tuesday's blast and against terrorism at the site of the blast in Varanasi.

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Santosh Kumar, 29, displays a photo of his daughter who was killed in the Varanasi blast, to the media.

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People gather at the site of an explosion that rocked the Dashashwamedh ghat on the bank of the river Ganga in Varanasi.

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Security men inspect the site of an explosion in Varanasi. A bomb hidden in a metal canister exploded during a ceremony, wounding 20 people, including four foreigners, in the holy city.

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People look on as policemen and officials inspect the site of an explosion that rocked the holy town of Varanasi.

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The site of an explosion that rocked the holy town of Varanasi at Dashashwamedh ghat on the bank of the river Ganga.

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A Police officer stands guard near Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

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Police officers patrol near Jama Masjid in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

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Police officers guard the entrance of Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Police officers guard the entrance of Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Pigeons fly at Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

An Indian Muslim looks on as sculptures are displayed outside an antique shop near Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

People look on from Jama Masjid, one of India's biggest mosques, in Delhi.Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and injured two Taiwanese tourists Sunday near Jama Masjid. A news report says Indian Mujahideen terror group has threatened to attack the Commonwealth Games which open in two weeks in the Indian capital.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Afghans gather inside the mosque in Khost, eastern Afghanistan, where a bomb exploded and seriously wounded a candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections Mawlvi Saydullah and at least 16 other people, according to local officials. The candidate, Mawlvi Saydullah, was making a speech inside the mosque in Mando Zayi district when the blast went off.

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The damaged mausoleum of Sufi saint Rehman Baba following a bomb attack in Pakistan

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Bonds of faith People from the Ahmadi community mourn the death of their dear ones at the attack on their mosques in May 2010

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Pakistani women take part in a rally to condemn Thursday's suicide bombing on the shrine of famed Sufi Data Ganj Baksh, Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan's prime minister agreed to hold a national conference on ways to combat terrorism after the main opposition leader said the government should negotiate with the country's Taliban militants to improve security.

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Pakistani police officers stand guard outside a mosque as authorities beefed up security in Peshawar, Pakistan, following suicide attacks on the shrine of Sufi Data Ganj Baksh in Lahore killing scores of people and left many injured.

AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad

Pakistani Muslim devotees visit the shrine of Sufi Data Ganj Baksh after suicide attacks in Lahore, Pakistan late Thursday night. At least 42 people, including women and children, were killed and 180 others injured.

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A man mourns the death of his family member after suicide bombers attacked a popular Muslim shrine in the Pakistan city of Lahore late Thursday night. At least 42 people, including women and children, were killed and 180 others injured.

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Family members of victims comfort each others after suicide bombers attacked Data Darbar, a popular Muslim shrine in the Pakistan city of Lahore late night, killing more than 30 people and wounding 175 others

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Pakistani police officers and volunteers gather at Data Darbar, a famous Sufi shrine in Lahore, where three suicide bombers struck in quick succession late night, killing 35 people and injuring 175 others

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