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Iranians remember Iran-Iraq war

2009-03-17 03:29:33 GMT2009-03-17 11:29:33 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Women stand next to an anti-aircraft gun during their visit to a war memorial site near the Iraqi border, 1,365 km (854 miles) southwest of Tehran in Khoozestan province, March 16, 2009. [Agencies]

Women mourn as they sit next to a religious flag with the name of Zeinab, daughter of Imam Ali, as they visit a war memorial site near the Iraqi border, 1,365 km (854 miles) southwest of Tehran in Khoozestan province, March 16, 2009. [Agencies]

A cleric prays during his visit to a war memorial site near the Iraqi border, 1,365 km (854 miles) southwest of Tehran in Khoozestan province, March 16, 2009. [Agencies]

A woman cries as she visits of a war memorial site near the Iraqi border, 1,365 km (854 miles) southwest of Tehran in Khoozestan province, March 16, 2009. [Agencies]

A member of Iran's basij militia hangs a photograph of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on his uniform, as he wears a religious headband with name of Imam Hussein, while standing in front of a mosque at a war memorial site near the Iraqi border, 1,365 km (854 miles) southwest of Tehran in Khoozestan province, March 16, 2009. [Agencies]

Iranians visit the main battlegrounds during the last week of the Iranian calendar to remember martyrs who died in the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88).

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