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06/10/09

Photos: Huge rally held in Mashhad in support of Mir Hossein Mousavi

Photos by Amin Khosroshahi and Sara Tehranian, ISNA

A large crowd of people gathered in the provincial town of Mashhad in Northeastern Iran to declare their support for Mir Hossein Mousavi who is running for president in the elections to be held on June 12. Former president Khatami was there to campaign for Mousavi.

Mashhad is the second largest city in Iran and one of the holiest cities in the Shia world. It is located 500 miles east of Tehran, at the center of the Razavi Khorasan Province close to the borders of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Its population was 2,427,316 at the 2006 population census.

















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