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Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in Gulf, European countries

ISLAMABAD: Muslims in the Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated Eid-ul-Azha with religious zeal and fervour.

The celebrations were also underway in the European countries including Britain, Canada and United States.

Big gatherings of Eid were held Masjid Al-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabwi, whereas millions of Muslims from around the world offered Eid prayers as well. Similar scenes were also witnessed in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Animals will be sacrificed on Eid to perform Sunnat of Hazrat Ibrahim and meat will be distributed among relatives and the poor.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also sent warm wishes to the Muslim fraternity on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

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