Today in Pictures: Oct. 4, 2011

“Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators stage a march dressed as corporate zombies during a protest near Wall Street in New York, Oct. 3, 2011. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

A chemical plant burns near Waxahachie, Texas, Oct. 3, 2011. The cause of the fire is unknown and no injuries are reported. (LM Otero/AP Photo)

Indian artists dressed as Hindu God Rama, left, and his brother Lakshman sit on a tableau during a Dussehra festival procession in Allahabad, India, Oct. 4, 2011. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama’s wife, Sita Devi. (Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo)

A National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter stands on a small rug with a portrait of Libya’s ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi at the frontline in Bani Walid, southeast of the capital Tripoli, Oct. 4, 2011. (Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistanis mourn over the death of their relative killed in a firing incident, at a local hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Oct. 4, 2011. Suspected Sunni extremists opened fire on Shiite Muslims traveling through southwestern Pakistan, killing scores of people and wounding six others in the latest apparent sectarian attack to plague the country, police said. (Arshad Butt/AP Photo)

An Ultra-Orthodox Jew swings a chicken over his head during the Kaparot ceremony in Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Oct. 4, 2011. The Jewish ritual is supposed to transfer the sins of the past year to the chicken, and is performed before Yom Kippur, the most important day in the Jewish calendar. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

A devotee of the Chinese shrine of Kathu Shrine pierces his body with needles during a procession at the Vegetarian Festival, Oct. 4, 2011 in Phuket, Thailand. Participants in the festival perform acts of body piercing as a means of shifting evil spirits from individuals onto themselves and bring the community good luck. (Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

A Thai employee of a riverside restaurant sits idle on a stool as water from the Chao Phraya river floods low-lying areas of downtown Bangkok, Oct. 4, 2011. Thailand’s worst monsoon floods in decades have killed 224 people and affected three quarters of the country. (Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)



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