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Muharram in Islamabad

A Shiite Muslim child beats himself with knives attached to chains to mourn the death of their spiritual leader on the ninth of Muharram, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. During Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, ten days of mourning is observed by Shiites in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Photos of the day - October 11, 2016

A Shiite Muslim child beats himself with knives attached to chains to mourn the death of a spiritual leader on the ninth of Muharram, in Islamabad; veteran singer Sir Rod Stewart is made a Knight Batchelor by Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London; and an explosive hits a building where suspected militants have taken refuge during a gun battle in Pampore, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir.

These are just a few of the photos of the day for Oct. 11, 2016.

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