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World celebrates Eid-ul-Azha amid pandemic

  • Published at 09:43 am July 20th, 2021
Hajj 2021
Muslim pilgrim queue to get their heads shaved, on the second day of Eid-ul-Azha after throwing stones at a pillar symbolising Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage, amid the pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Reuters

This is the second year that Muslims are celebrating Eid-ul-Azha, one of the most important Islamic festivals, amid Covid-19 pandemic

Millions of Muslims in parts of the world celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, one of the most important Islamic festivals, on Tuesday amid a significant rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths. Also this is the second straight year that Saudi Arabian authorities organised a scaled-down Hajj, the annual pilgrimage, to contain the transmission of the deadly disease. 

With utmost enthusiasm, an Egyptian is seen playing with his child after Eid-ul-Azha prayers inside Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Reuters


A Palestinian girl  is seen standing in a row of Muslim worshippers offering Eid-ul-Azha prayers in Khan Younis of the Gaza Strip, which is ravaged by Israeli attacks, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Reuters

Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers marking the festival of sacrifice amid the coronavirus pandemic in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Reuters


A Palestinian woman takes selfie with others after Eid-ul-Azha prayers on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Reuters


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