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Eid Al Adha 2020: Muslims Around The World Gear Up To Celebrate The Animal Sacrifice Festival

India | | July 31, 2020, 12:04 pm
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 Muslims around the world gear up to celebrate Eid-al-Adha by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows. Men, women and children dress in their finest attire, and those who can afford to sacrifice an entire halal animal and donate the meat to neighbours and those who are less fortunate. Here's a look at the photos of Muslims from across the world prepping up for the festival fo sacrifice.<br /><br />A vendor deals with customers next to decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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Muslims around the world gear up to celebrate Eid-al-Adha by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows. Men, women and children dress in their finest attire, and those who can afford to sacrifice an entire halal animal and donate the meat to neighbours and those who are less fortunate. Here's a look at the photos of Muslims from across the world prepping up for the festival fo sacrifice.

A vendor deals with customers next to decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A Yemen man carries a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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A Yemen man carries a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 People look as a bull is lowered with a crane from the rooftop of a three-story house where a vendor had raised him, to be sold for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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People look as a bull is lowered with a crane from the rooftop of a three-story house where a vendor had raised him, to be sold for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A vendor sits beside a decorated camel while he waits for customers at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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A vendor sits beside a decorated camel while he waits for customers at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A boy smiles after buying a sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)
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A boy smiles after buying a sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)

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 People look as a bull is brought down from the rooftop of a three-story house where a vendor had raised him, to be sold for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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People look as a bull is brought down from the rooftop of a three-story house where a vendor had raised him, to be sold for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice holiday, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Kashmiris purchase goat at a livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Srinagar. (Image: AP)
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Kashmiris purchase goat at a livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Srinagar. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan livestock merchants display animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan livestock merchants display animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Girls wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus while they take selfie at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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Girls wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus while they take selfie at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Kashmiri shopkeepers attend to customers ahead of Eid al Adha in Srinagar. (Image: AP)
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Kashmiri shopkeepers attend to customers ahead of Eid al Adha in Srinagar. (Image: AP)

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 Vendors wait for customers with decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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Vendors wait for customers with decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan livestock merchants display animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan livestock merchants display animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 An Afghan livestock merchant poses for a photo as he displays animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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An Afghan livestock merchant poses for a photo as he displays animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Workers attend to sheep at a livestock market ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha, or
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Workers attend to sheep at a livestock market ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Khartoum, Sudan. (Image: AP)

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 Vendors unload a bull after arriving at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Lahore, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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Vendors unload a bull after arriving at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Lahore, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 An Afghan livestock merchant stands by animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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An Afghan livestock merchant stands by animals for sale for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 A boy takes care of sheep painting 'henna' the words 'Eid Mubarak' or 'Eid Greeting', to be slaughtered on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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A boy takes care of sheep painting 'henna' the words 'Eid Mubarak' or 'Eid Greeting', to be slaughtered on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Vendors stand with their decorated camel while they wait for customers at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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Vendors stand with their decorated camel while they wait for customers at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A vendor waits for customers for his livestock ahead of Eid-al-Adha festival on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)
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A vendor waits for customers for his livestock ahead of Eid-al-Adha festival on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)

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 A vendor decorates his camel with colorful ribbons to attract customers at a market set up for the upcoming Muslim feast Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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A vendor decorates his camel with colorful ribbons to attract customers at a market set up for the upcoming Muslim feast Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A livestock seller walks by his sheep, which have been imported from Mali or Mauritania, to be sold for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the village of Sandiara, in Senegal. (Image: AP)
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A livestock seller walks by his sheep, which have been imported from Mali or Mauritania, to be sold for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the village of Sandiara, in Senegal. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinian families buy chocolate at a store in Gaza City decorated with sheep dolls, a symbol of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which starts Friday. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Islam's most important holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)
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Palestinian families buy chocolate at a store in Gaza City decorated with sheep dolls, a symbol of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which starts Friday. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Islam's most important holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)

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 A Palestinian leads sheep at a livestock market, bought to be sacrificed on the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)
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A Palestinian leads sheep at a livestock market, bought to be sacrificed on the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)

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 People unload goats from a minivan for sale ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in New Delhi. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, commemorates the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)
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People unload goats from a minivan for sale ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in New Delhi. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, commemorates the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)

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 Children play with goats displayed for sale at a slum ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Children play with goats displayed for sale at a slum ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Vendors prepare sweets at a traditional bakery for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Vendors prepare sweets at a traditional bakery for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 A Yemen boy carries a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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A Yemen boy carries a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians sell animals at a livestock market in preparation for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)
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Palestinians sell animals at a livestock market in preparation for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)

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 A Yemeni livestock merchant waits for customers as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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A Yemeni livestock merchant waits for customers as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 Vendors prepare sweets at a traditional bakery for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Vendors prepare sweets at a traditional bakery for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Goats are displayed at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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Goats are displayed at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 People look decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
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People look decorated camels at a cattle market set up for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Yemeni livestock merchants wait for customers as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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Yemeni livestock merchants wait for customers as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians sell animals at a livestock market in preparation for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)
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Palestinians sell animals at a livestock market in preparation for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which starts Friday, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)

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 A livestock seller stands by his sheep, which have been imported from Mali or Mauritania, to be sold for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the village of Sandiara, in the Thies region of Senegal. (Image: AP)
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A livestock seller stands by his sheep, which have been imported from Mali or Mauritania, to be sold for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the village of Sandiara, in the Thies region of Senegal. (Image: AP)

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 Kashmiri men shop at a bakery ahead of Eid al Adha in Srinagar. (Image: AP)
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Kashmiri men shop at a bakery ahead of Eid al Adha in Srinagar. (Image: AP)

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 A Yemen boy pushes a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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A Yemen boy pushes a sheep at a livestock market, as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 Yemeni livestock merchants prepares their animals as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or
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Yemeni livestock merchants prepares their animals as Muslims prepare for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," in Sanaa, Yemen. (Image: AP)

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 Sheep are offered for sale for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)
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Sheep are offered for sale for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)

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 A family poses for a photo after buying a sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)
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A family poses for a photo after buying a sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)

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 People gather to buy sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)
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People gather to buy sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)

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 People gather to buy sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)
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People gather to buy sheep for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a market on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. (Image: AP)

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 Children wash sheep with soap before they are offered for sale for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, on the beach in Dakar, Senegal. (Image: AP)
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Children wash sheep with soap before they are offered for sale for the upcoming Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, on the beach in Dakar, Senegal. (Image: AP)

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 Cow is brought out for a sacrificial ceremony during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha at a mosque on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Image: AP)
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Cow is brought out for a sacrificial ceremony during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha at a mosque on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Image: AP)

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