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Prayers offered for bin Laden in Karachi, Pakistan

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Supporters of the banned Islamic organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa embrace each other after taking part in a funeral prayer for al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Karachi on Tuesday, May 3. The founder one of Pakistan's most violent Islamist militant groups has told Muslims to be heartened by the death of Osama bin Laden, as his "martyrdom" would not be in vain, a spokesman for the group said on Tuesday.

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Activists of Jamaat-ud-Dawa offer funeral prayers for Osama bin Laden on a street in Karachi on Tuesday.

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An activist of Jamaat-ud-Dawa weeps during a funeral prayer for Osama bin Laden on a street in Karachi on Tuesday. Hundreds of people offered special prayers for Osama bin Laden in the populous Pakistani city of Karachi, where the organizers declared the Al-Qaida chief as a martyr, police said.

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Activists of Pakistani Jamaat-ud-Dawa chant slogans during Muslim funeral prayers for Osama bin Laden on a street in Karachi on Tuesday.

Athar Hussain / Reuters

Supporters of the banned Islamic organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa hold up their hands while shouting anti-American slogans before a symbolic funeral prayer for Osama bin Laden in Karachi on Tuesday.

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