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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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)

Sir Rod Stewart

Veteran singer Sir Rod Stewart, right, is made a Knights Batchelor by Britain’s William, the Duke of Cambridge, during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday Oct. 11, 2016. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Battle for Kashmir

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, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. A handful of rebels holed up in a building in the Indian portion of Kashmir exchanged fire with government forces for the second straight day on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

Cholera outbreak in Yemen

A girl lies on a bed at a hospital where she is receiving treatment for cholera amid confirmation by the UNICEF and the World Health Organization of an outbreak of the epidemic in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen October 11, 2016. (Photo: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Christopher Taylor of the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control holds a pike pole during a ceremony at the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the Empire State Plaza on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. The names of eight firefighters who died in the line of duty were added to the memorial. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

World cup qualifier

Iran’s Jalal Hosseini, left, and South Korea’s Lee Chung Yong, right, jump for the ball during their World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Guarding the preocession

Pakistani paramilitary soldiers monitor the area from a pedestrian bridge while they guard a Shiite Muslim’s procession on the ninth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, in Karachi, 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/Shakil Adil)

Farmer’s protest in Germany

A pig is fed in front of the headquarters of Germany’s pharmaceutical and chemical maker Bayer AG during a protest of German farmers against the planned $66 billion merger of Bayer AG with U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, in Leverkusen, Germany October 11, 2016. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

Clinton campaign plane

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign plane flies over Manhattan, New York, U.S. October 11, 2016. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Drug seizure in Peru

A police officer stands guard while two workers carry a bag of seized cocaine to be destroyed by fire at a police base in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Police say they will burn more than 7 tons of drugs on Tuesday, including cocaine, marijuana, opium and heroin that was seized over the last four months. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Bubbles in Frankfurt

A woman makes bubbles in the main shopping street in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival

Fireworks explode from a burning effigy of demon king Ravana during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Ajmer, India, October 11, 2016. (Himanshu Sharma/Reuters)

Student protes in Johannesburg

Students demanding free education use shields belonging to private security during a clash with police officers at the Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, October 11,2016. (Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters)

Durga Puja festival in Dhaka

Hindu women apply “sindhur”, or vermillion powder, on the face of a child after worshipping the idol of the Hindu goddess Durga on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 11, 2016. (Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters)

World Cup Qualifying

Football Soccer – Slovenia v England – 2018 World Cup Qualifying European Zone – Group F – Stadion Stozice, Ljubljana, Slovenia – 11/10/16 England’s Joe Hart makes a save during the 2018 World Cup Qualifying European Zone – Group F – Stadion Stozice, Ljubljana, Slovenia – on October 11, 2016. (Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine)

Ashura procession in Istanbul

Shi’ite Muslim women shout Islamic slogans as they mourn during an Ashura procession in Istanbul, Turkey, October 11, 2016. (Murad Sezer/Reuters)

Hurricane Matthew aftermath in North Carolina

Mist rises off the water as a flooded building is pictured after Hurricane Matthew passes in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S., October 11, 2016. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)