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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Photos of the Day: October 2, 2013

A Palestinian Muslim pilgrim wearing a bandana with Arabic that reads, "Tafish pilgrims, Gaza, Palestine," waits for a bus en route to Rafah border between Gaza Strip and Egypt before leaving for the annual hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Hundreds of Palestinian pilgrims are leaving Gaza through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt on their way to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for hajj. Egypt has agreed to keep the crossing open for three days to allow thousands of people to cross, heading to the Cairo International Airport.