Eid al-Adha celebrations in pictures

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Egyptians catch balloons at EidAP
People in Egypt catch balloons released to celebrate Eid outside a mosque in Cairo, Egypt

Millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha, an Islamic holy festival.

The festival marks the end of Hajj, which is a journey that many Muslims take to a holy place called Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

During Eid al-Adha, families will share food with friends and neighbours, and children are given presents.

Check out these pictures from around the world.

Children on a swing at EidReuters
Children play on a swing in Syria. During Eid al-Adha, children are given lots of presents and sweets
Children in Indonesia carry torches in a parade through the street to celebrate Eid al-Adha.Getty Images
Children in Indonesia carry torches in a parade through the street to celebrate Eid al-Adha
A woman takes a selfie after prayers at a mosque in Jerusalem.AP
A Palestinian woman takes a selfie after Eid prayers at a mosque in Jerusalem