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Gory Easter ritual carried out in Philippines


Catholic pilgrims in the Philippines have carried out a traditional re-enactment of the suffering and death of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday.

Dozens flogged themselves in an Easter procession through a village in Pampanga province.

Ben Tornquist's reports contains graphic images.


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