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Muslims Celebrate Eid-al Fitr

Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the "festival of breaking the fast." The holiday marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

During the celebration, believers attend prayers at their local mosques and dress in traditional clothes. People visit their relatives and friends, share food, and donate money to charity.
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Afghan children ride on a carousel during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Kabul.
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Afghan children ride on a carousel during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Kabul.

Afghan residents offer prayers at the start of Eid al-Fitr at an open air mosque on the outskirts of Jalalabad.
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Afghan residents offer prayers at the start of Eid al-Fitr at an open air mosque on the outskirts of Jalalabad.

A Pakistani girl shows henna tattoos on her hand in Karachi.
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A Pakistani girl shows henna tattoos on her hand in Karachi.

Pakistanis crowd on to a bus in Lahore as they travel to their home towns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.  
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Pakistanis crowd on to a bus in Lahore as they travel to their home towns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.  

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