Iranian soldier Hossein Asadollahi holds his gun as he stands guard in front of Hossein shrine, near martyrs' cemetery, in Qazvin province, 91 Miles (165 Km) west of Tehran, Iran on September 28, 2007. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
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