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Muslims across World Celebrate Eid Al-Adha

Millions of Muslims across the world are marking first day of Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) on Friday.

Hundreds of Thousands of pilgrims proceed to Mina, a small village east of Mecca, to throw stones at the devil.
Following the symbolic stoning of the devil, Muslim pilgrims also perform the ritual of sacrificing sheep and cattle.

The day marks the peak of the Hajj pilgrimage and Muslims around the world celebrate the following three days in honor of the occasion.

The rituals of Hajj pilgrimage officially started on Wednesday when around three million pilgrims launched their journey to Mina.

Hajj is considered as one of the five pillars of Islam and the largest act of mass pilgrimage in the world.

The holy pilgrimage is also a demonstration of Muslims’ unity and their submission to Allah.

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