Eid celebrated in Pakistan with traditional fervour

Published July 30, 2014
Pakistani Muslims walk towards the Badshahi mosque to offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.— Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslims walk towards the Badshahi mosque to offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.— Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers on the first day of the Eidul Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers on the first day of the Eidul Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers on the first day of the Eidul Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014.  — Photo by AFP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid prayers on the first day of the Eidul Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
A Pakistani prays at the Badshahi mosque to offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
A Pakistani prays at the Badshahi mosque to offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid greetings after prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer Eid greetings after prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival at Badshahi Masjid in Lahore on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
Under tight police security, Pakistani Muslims offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
Under tight police security, Pakistani Muslims offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslims offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid. — Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslims offer the Eidul Fitr prayer at the beginning of a major holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramazan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid. — Photo by AP
Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Muslim Eid holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Muslim Eid holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. — Photo by AP
Pakistani Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the end of the fasting month of Ramazan at the Red Mosque in Islamabad on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
Pakistani Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the end of the fasting month of Ramazan at the Red Mosque in Islamabad on July 29, 2014. — Photo by AFP
A boy reacts to the camera as he takes picture with his mobile phone camera while others attend attend Eidul Fitr prayers at Karachi's railway grounds July 29, 2014. — Photo by Reuters
A boy reacts to the camera as he takes picture with his mobile phone camera while others attend attend Eidul Fitr prayers at Karachi's railway grounds July 29, 2014. — Photo by Reuters

Eidul Fitr marks the culmination of the Holy month of Ramazan, which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims across the world observe 30 days of fasting.

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