Doomsday: heading for safe haven

Updated: Dec 20, 2012 22:12 IST

A sculpture of the Virgin Mary stands in a church courtyard in Sirince village in western Turkey. Believers in the Mayan calendar’s doomsday prediction for December 21, 2012, are flocking this village which some believe is the only safe haven from the impending apocalypse because the Virgin Mary is said to have risen to heaven from there. (AFP Photo)
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A sculpture of the Virgin Mary stands in a church courtyard in Sirince village in western Turkey. Believers in the Mayan calendar’s doomsday prediction for December 21, 2012, are flocking this village which some believe is the only safe haven from the impending apocalypse because the Virgin Mary is said to have risen to heaven from there. (AFP Photo)

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