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Hundreds of local Muslims observe Eid al-Adha Sunday at Willmar Middle School. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Local Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha


WILLMAR -- Hundreds of Muslims in Willmar joined millions of Muslims around the world to celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). The holiday began Sunday morning and will last for three days.

On the first morning of Eid al-Adha, Muslims attend morning prayers at their local mosques, or in this case, in the Willmar Middle School gym. People gathered between 8 and 9 a.m. Prayers began at 9 a.m. and lasted about 10 minutes.

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David Little
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