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PHOTOS: Eid ul Fitr celebrations around the world

Last updated on: August 31, 2011 16:33 IST

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Millions of Muslims around the world celebrated Eid ul Fitr on Wednesday with joy and religious fervour. 

Muslims poured into open prayer grounds and mosques to offer morning prayers to mark the end of the month-long Ramzan fasting. 

Let's take a look at Eid celebrations around the world.

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Image: Muslims offering prayers outside the Bandra railway station, Mumbai
Photographs: Sahil Salvi/Rediff.com
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Children dressed for Eid al-Fitr celebrations walk towards a mosque to offer prayers in Chandigarh

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Photographs: Ajay Verma/Reuters
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A girl takes part in celebrations for Eid ul Fitr on Tahrir square in Cairo

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Photographs: Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Reuters
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Sunni worshippers and policemen exchange greetings after Eid al-Fitr prayers at a Sunni mosque in Baghdad

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Muslims raise their hands in worship after observing Eid al-Fitr prayers amidst the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi

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Photographs: Vijay Mathur/Reuters
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Libyan boys look on during the first day of Eid al-Fitr near the courthouse in Benghazi, Libya.

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Photographs: Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters
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A policeman greets a resident after morning prayers outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque during the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul.

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Photographs: Erik de Castro/Reuters
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Muslim greet each other after a mass prayer during Eid al-Fitr in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Photographs: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters
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Children hold balloons as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Tahrir square in Cairo

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Photographs: Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Reuters
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Muslims attend morning prayers for Eid Al-Fitr near the central mosque in Moscow

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Photographs: Will Webster/Reuters
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Palestinian women greet one another in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Jerusalem's Old City

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Photographs: Ammar Awad/Reuters
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A Muslim family enjoys a ride on a ferris wheel at an amusement park during Eid al-Fitr in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Photographs: Cynthia Karam/Reuters
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Indonesian Muslims attend prayers marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta

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Photographs: Supri/Reuters
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