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LAHORE (Staff Report) – Some of the remarkable pictures taken of Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Azha around the world.


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Muslims take a selfie before a mass prayer for Eid-ul-Azha at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

Women pray at first day of Eid-ul-Azha in Baghdad, Iraq

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Muslims pose for a photograph with a goat following prayers at the Kharudin Mosque in Amritsar, India

Local wildlife: A man prepared to sacrifice a camel in the above photograph, taken in Peshawar, Pakistan

A man prepares to sacrifice a camel in Peshawar, Pakistan

A woman gets her hands decorated with henna in Srinagar, Indian Administered Kashmir

Muslims offer Eid-ul-Azha prayers in Lagos, Nigeria

Egyptian girls wear traditional clothes as they celebrate Eid-ul-Azha in Cairo, Egypt

Far east: Pictured is a sheep being slaughtered in Yinchuan, northern China

A sheep being slaughtered in Yinchuan, northern China

Tied down: Children in Malaysia watch as a cow is tied up and moved to where it will be slaughtered

Children watch as a cow is tied up and moved to where it will be slaughtered in Malaysia

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Muslims perform the Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Yangon, Myanmar

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Muslims pray during the Muslim festivities of Eid-ul-Azha at the mosque in Cherbourg-Octeville, France

Making his mark: The butcher makes a hand print in blood above a brick wall to commemorate the killing

The butcher makes a hand print in blood above a brick wall to commemorate the killing in Syria

Up close: A child stands in front of a slaughtered cow in Rafah in Gaza on Eid al-Adha, one of the Islamic calendar's holiest days

A child stands in front of a slaughtered cow in Rafah, Gaza on Eid-ul-Azha

Children offer prayers at Sultan Mehmet Faith Grand Mosque in Pristina, Kosovo

An Afghan woman offers Eid-ulAzha prayers in Herat, Afghanistan