People celebrate Eid al-Adha — Story in pictures

People from around the world are gathering to celebrate the festival of Eid formally called as Eid al-Adha ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’‎. Also called ‘Sacrifice Feast’, this is among the two major festivals celebrated by Muslim community worldwide where Eid al-Adha is considered the holier of the two. 

Take a glance at how people are preparing and celebrating this auspicious and holy festival. 

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    Nairobi: Muslims pray during the Eid al-Adha celebration in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Sept. 1, 2017.

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    Taguig: Muslims pray during the Eid al-Adha celebration in Taguig City, the Philippines, Sept. 1, 2017

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    Tashkent: Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Adha festival in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sept. 1, 2017.

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    Varanasi: People busy buying sacrificial goats at a market ahead of Eid-al-Adha in Varanasi on Sept 1, 2017

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    Srinagar: People busy shopping ahead of Eid al-Adha (Bakr Id) at a local market in Srinagar on Sept 1, 2017

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    Kolkata: Goat sellers with their herds of sacrificial goats ahead of Eid-al-Adha at a market in Kolkata on Sept 1, 2017.

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    Bhopal: Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community offer prayers on the eve of Eid-al-Adha in Bhopal on Sept 1, 2017.