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Jan. 5, 2017. Celebration of the birthday of the Sikh spiritual leader Guru Gobind Singh at the Sikh temple in Peshawar. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims attended. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Mohammad Sajjad.) This photo is licensed; do not download or copy.
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