Indonesia: Muslims in Jakarta celebrate Eid al-Adha, sacrifice animals *GRAPHIC*

Thousands of worshippers gathered for a morning prayer at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Friday, as the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha got underway. After the prayers traditional cow sacrifices were carried out. 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... Еще 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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