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Muslims travel to hometowns ahead of Eid al-Fitr

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People board passenger boats as they head back to their hometowns ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday during dusk at Sadarghat in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 27.

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Young passengers look out of a train window as they leave Pasar Senen train station in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 27. Millions of Indonesian Muslims leave the capital and other major cities to head to their hometowns to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Indonesian riders queue on their motorbikes as they wait to board a passenger ship at Gilimanuk Port in Jembrana, Bali, Indonesia, Aug. 27. Muslims across Indonesia are moving from major cities back to their home towns, to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.