Eid al-Fitr being celebrated with fervour today

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"Just like how we celebrate Muslim Eids, we celebrate in the same way with our Christian brothers", Bazi said.

As Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent message of felicitations to Muslims in Delta State, Nigeria and all over the world on the occasion of the 2018 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

A record-breaking 140,000 Muslims celebrated Eid together in Birmingham in Europe's largest celebration of its kind.

On Friday, worshippers gathered for Friday prayers before enjoying fairground rides, miniature golf, laser clay pigeon shooting and snacked on ice creams and candy floss.

Record numbers of Islamic worshippers from across the globe flocked to Small Heath Park, in Birmingham, following the religious month of dawn to dusk fasting. (Picture: PA) Organisers said over 140,000 people attended the event - nearly twice the capacity of Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium which will host the World Cup final next month.

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It is only then they can break the fast.

Eleven BSF troops have so far been killed in cross-border firing incidents along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the highest casualty figure for the border force in a year in the past five years, the latest data revealed.

Ramadan is held during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a time for spiritual reflection, spending time with loved ones, and charitable work. Muslims in Russia, Australia, France, Japan and Singapore are also celebrating Eid on Friday.

Eid is marked with a special set of prayers on the first morning of the festival, followed by the first daylight meal in a month, usually shared with friends and family. However, Muslims in remaining parts of the country saw the moon on May 16 and began fasting for Ramadan from May 17.

Surveys show that no single racial or ethnic group accounts for a majority among the 3.45 million Muslims in the U.S. In fact, Muslims are one of the most racially diverse religious groups in the country.

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