Pakistan imposes curfew in Rawalpindi after clashes

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    16 November 2013

    The Pakistani authorities have imposed a curfew in Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, after eight people died in sectarian clashes on Friday.

    The violence erupted as Shia Muslims staged a procession marking the religious festival of Ashura.

    Dozens of people were injured and many shops set on fire in clashes between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the city

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