Mohammed Kadhim al Khashali, who runs the Shaabandar cafe, hangs the pictures of his dead sons and one grandson who were killed in a bombing on Mutanabbi street, the street of books.
Mohammed Kadhim al Khashali, who runs the Shaabandar cafe, hangs the pictures of his dead sons and one grandson who were killed in a bombing on Mutanabbi street, the street of books. Leila Fadel / MCT
Mohammed Kadhim al Khashali, who runs the Shaabandar cafe, hangs the pictures of his dead sons and one grandson who were killed in a bombing on Mutanabbi street, the street of books. Leila Fadel / MCT

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