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In Photos: The world celebrates Eid al- Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice

PTI, AP

Published : Aug 22, 2018, 2:35 pm IST
Updated : Oct 24, 2018, 1:21 pm IST
Muslims around world celebrate Eid al-Adha by sacrificing animals to commemorate prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Photos: AP, PTI)
Muslims around world celebrate Eid al-Adha by sacrificing animals to commemorate prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Photos: AP, PTI)
A Muslim girl offers Eid al-Adha prayers at Eidgah in Guwahati. (PTI)
A Muslim girl offers Eid al-Adha prayers at Eidgah in Guwahati. (PTI)
Three Muslims share an umbrella for protection against rains, as they ride a bike on the way to a mosque to offer prayers on the occasion Eid al-Adha, in Kolkata. (PTI)
Three Muslims share an umbrella for protection against rains, as they ride a bike on the way to a mosque to offer prayers on the occasion Eid al-Adha, in Kolkata. (PTI)
Muslims greet each other on the occasion of Eid al-Adha at the waterlogged Eidgah, following rains, in Patiala. (PTI)
Muslims greet each other on the occasion of Eid al-Adha at the waterlogged Eidgah, following rains, in Patiala. (PTI)
An elderly Muslim man offers 'Namaz' at Jama Masjid Khairuddin on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice), in Amritsar. (PTI)
An elderly Muslim man offers 'Namaz' at Jama Masjid Khairuddin on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice), in Amritsar. (PTI)
Muslims offer 'Namaz' at the Taj Mahal mosque on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice), in Agra. (PTI)
Muslims offer 'Namaz' at the Taj Mahal mosque on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice), in Agra. (PTI)
People escort camels they bought to sacrifice on the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP)
People escort camels they bought to sacrifice on the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP)
People pray outside a mosque in the start of the Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice", a feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, in Istanbul. (AP)
People pray outside a mosque in the start of the Eid al-Adha, or
A man prepares to slaughter a sheep following prayers at the start of the Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice", a feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, in Istanbul. (AP)
A man prepares to slaughter a sheep following prayers at the start of the Eid al-Adha, or
Muslim pilgrims walk back to their tents during the annual Haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (AP)
Muslim pilgrims walk back to their tents during the annual Haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (AP)
People who affected by earthquake attend a morning prayer marking Eid al-Adha in Kokokputek, Lombok Island, Indonesia. (AP)
People who affected by earthquake attend a morning prayer marking Eid al-Adha in Kokokputek, Lombok Island, Indonesia. (AP)
A Kashmiri Muslim woman takes selfie before offering Eid al-Adha prayersin Srinagar. (AP)
A Kashmiri Muslim woman takes selfie before offering Eid al-Adha prayersin Srinagar. (AP)
Rohingya refugee children enjoy a ride on a rudimentary ferris wheel, specially brought in to the camps for Eid al Adha celebration at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. (AP)
Rohingya refugee children enjoy a ride on a rudimentary ferris wheel, specially brought in to the camps for Eid al Adha celebration at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. (AP)
Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (AP)
Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (AP)

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