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Eid 2015 celebrations around the world, in pictures

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Moroccan Muslim women (L) and men (R) perform prayers for Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in the city of Sale, north of the Moroccan capital Rabat, on July 18, 2015.

Muslims around the world started celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr at sundown yesterday, signalling the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, and the start of Shawwal – the tenth month of the lunar Islamic calendar.

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Russian Muslims pray outside the central mosque in Moscow on 17 July 2015, during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

(Photo: DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

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Pakistan balloon vendors gather as devotees offer Eid prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan outside a mosque in Karachi on 18 July 2015.

(Photo: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian Muslim men gather around a sweet shop as they buy sweets before offering prayers during Eid al-Fitr in the old quarters of New Delhi on 18 July 18 2015.

(Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

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A young Indian Muslim boy holds balloons before offering prayers during Eid al-Fitr in the old quarters of New Delhi on 18 July 2015.

(Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

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An Indonesian Muslim man plays fire stick during a parade ahead of Eid Al-Fitr celebrations on 16 July 2015 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

(Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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An Indonesian Muslim man breathes fire during a game of fire football, known as 'bola api' ahead of Eid Al-Fitr celebrations on 16 July 2015 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

(Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Javanese people arrange the 'Gunungan' during Grebeg Syawal ceremony in front of the Grand Mosque Kauman on 18 July 2015 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

(Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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A Pakistani devotee offers Eid prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on 18 July 2015.

(Photo: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan at the Qutub Shahi tomb in Hyderabad on 18 July 2015.

(Photo: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)


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