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Pakistanis gather to watch sacrificial cattle lowered from rooftop ahead of Eid al-Adha

By Reuters
05 July 2022   |   5:49 am
As the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha approaches, crowds gather in a narrow street to watch a once-a-year spectacle in a neighbourhood of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi. Every year, plump and polished cattle are lowered 12 metres (40 feet) by crane from Syed Ejaz Ahmad's rooftop barn in the city's Nazimabad neighbourhood ahead of the three-day sacrificial festival, which kicks off on July 10 this year.


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