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Indian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha, the feast of sacrifice

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A young Muslim girl gestures as others offer prayers during Eid al-Adha in New Delhi, India, on Nov. 7. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son.

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Muslim men offer prayers during Eid-al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, in Jammu, India, on Nov. 7.

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A young Muslim boy smiles with a sacrificial goat on Eid-al-Adha in Allahabad, India, on Nov. 7. Muslims in the country celebrate Eid-al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows.

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Muslims offer prayers during the religious festival of Eid-al-Adha in Allahabad, India, on Nov. 7.

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