Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: APMuslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: AP
Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Muslims across Asia mark subdued, socially distant Eid al-Adha

  • Indonesian worshippers were advised to bring their own prayer mats, while some Malaysian mosques cancelled the ritual of slaughtering livestock
  • Eid al-Adha is celebrated by Muslims around the world to commemorate Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son at God’s command
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: APMuslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: AP
Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: AP
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