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CAPTION ONLY: HINDUS GET READY TO BURN EFFIGIES OF THE DEVIL KING

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A young Indian boy in Bombay carries a papier-mache image Saturday of the devil king Ravana, who, according to Hindu mythology, was killed by Lord Ram. The Hindu festival of Dussehra commemorates this slaying and is celebrated across the country on Oct. 3 by burning huge images of the devil king.