Thousands of Muslims joined together to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Here are some scenes of the joy and festivities.
A man holds fireworks during a celebration to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birthday anniversary of Prophet Mohammad in Lahore. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters
Little girls carry out a procession on the occasion in Srinagar. Muslims across the world celebrate this day with much zeal and merriment. Photograph: PTI photo
Kashmiri Muslim women pray during the festival at Hazratbal shrine on a cold winter morning in Srinagar. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims on Sunday morning thronged to the shrine of Hazratbal, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters
Thousands of Muslims thronged mosques in Hyderabad to mark the day. Photograph: SnapsIndia
People walk out of a mosque illuminated during a celebration to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, in Karachi. Photograph: Athar Hussain/Reuters