In pictures: Muslims around the world celebrate Eid

A boy attends prayers with other Muslims to celebrate Eid al-Adha at a mosque in Yumen, China
A boy attends prayers with other Muslims to celebrate Eid al-Adha at a mosque in Yumen, China Photo: China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC / Reuters
Muslim women offer a special prayer at a shrine on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India
Muslim women offer a special prayer at a shrine on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India Credit: Amit Dave / Reuters
Muslims attend Eid al-Adha prayers in Lagos
Muslims attend Eid al-Adha prayers in Lagos Credit: Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad performs prayers at al-Afram Mosque in Damascus
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad performs prayers at al-Afram Mosque in Damascus Credit: Sana Sana / Reuters
Police take part in prayers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Kurban Bairam in Bishkek
Police take part in prayers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Kurban Bairam in Bishkek Credit: Vladimir Pirogov / Reuters
Muslims take part in prayers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Kurban Bairam in Moscow
Muslims take part in prayers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Kurban Bairam in Moscow Credit: Mikhail Voskresenskiy / Reuters
Afghan children sit on a carnival ride during Eid al-Adha in Kabul
Afghan children sit on a carnival ride during Eid al-Adha in Kabul Credit: Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
Afghan men wait to perform Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul
Afghan men wait to perform Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul Credit: Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
Traders herd goats to a livestock market for sale in the Indian city of Chennai
Traders herd goats to a livestock market for sale in the Indian city of Chennai Credit: Babu Babu / Reuters
 Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at pillars symbolising Satan on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mena
Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at pillars symbolising Satan on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mena Credit: Amr Dalsh / Reuters