Muslims celebrate Eid, ending Ramadan holy month

KABUL – Muslims across the globe celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr nonsecular trip on Tuesday, marking the tip of Islam’s holy month of Ramadan.

Like the start of Ramadan, all through which believers abstain from consuming and consuming all through the daytime, Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and its celebration varies in quite a few nations. The day begins with early morning prayers after which family visits and feasts.

In the Afghan capital Kabul, households celebrated with a stroll in a central park, and children carried out on a carousel.

“We came here to celebrate Eid because this day is for happiness and all the people want to see happiness. The Afghan people hope to have peace in the country,” acknowledged Abdul Raziq, a resident of the city.

Elsewhere, lots of Muslims residing in Moscow gathered in an outdoor the city’s grand mosque to hope. Security was extreme and mounted police patrolled the streets.

The Moscow Cathedral Mosque, which has the aptitude for 10,000 people, was full of worshippers, a lot of whom hail initially from Central Asia.

After Orthodox Christianity, Islam is the second largest religion in Russia.

“We came to pray and the place is not important. The only place we need is a place to put a rug, to pray to God, to take part in this holiday – this is the most important,” acknowledged Sivush Veriyev.

Thousands of devoted packed stadiums in Addis Ababa and Mogadishu and there have been moreover mass prayers throughout the Nigerian capital Abuja along with Juba in South Sudan.

In Bangladesh, lots of of-of people have been scrambling to Dhaka’s ferry terminals and stations, packing trains heading out of the city to return to their hometowns for Eid.

In Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan prayed at Istanbul’s monumental new Camlica mosque, which he formally inaugurated last month.

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