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Russia: Ramzan Kadyrov leads camel sacrifice to mark Eid al-Adha *GRAPHIC*01:44

Russia: Ramzan Kadyrov leads camel sacrifice to mark Eid al-Adha *GRAPHIC*

Russian Federation, Grozny
September 12, 2016 at 14:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Head of Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov participated in a traditional camel sacrifice, conducted to celebrate the end of Eid al-Adha, in his ancestral village of Tsentaroi, Monday. The sacrifice followed a service at the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque in Grozny.

Kadyrov accompanied by members of the Muslim community, relatives and locals visited the grave of his father, the first Chechen Republic President Akhmat-Hadji Kadyrov, before the sacrifice.

Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of the Slaughter', is the second of two globally celebrated holidays in Islam, the other Eid Al-Fitr, with the former marking Ibrahim/Abraham's will to sacrifice his son to God before Jibra'il/Gabriel's intervention. Animals are often sacrificed on the holiday to remember the offering.

Russia: Ramzan Kadyrov leads camel sacrifice to mark Eid al-Adha *GRAPHIC*01:44
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Head of Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov participated in a traditional camel sacrifice, conducted to celebrate the end of Eid al-Adha, in his ancestral village of Tsentaroi, Monday. The sacrifice followed a service at the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque in Grozny.

Kadyrov accompanied by members of the Muslim community, relatives and locals visited the grave of his father, the first Chechen Republic President Akhmat-Hadji Kadyrov, before the sacrifice.

Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of the Slaughter', is the second of two globally celebrated holidays in Islam, the other Eid Al-Fitr, with the former marking Ibrahim/Abraham's will to sacrifice his son to God before Jibra'il/Gabriel's intervention. Animals are often sacrificed on the holiday to remember the offering.

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