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Asia Muslims mark Eid holiday

The Eid al-Adha festival is celebrated by Muslims around the globe but in Bangladesh just getting home to be with family is no easy task. Tens of thousands packed onto trains and ferries in the capital, Dhaka, to make the journey to their hometowns. With nearly every centimetre of space occupied not everyone was able to make it. (SOUNDBITE) (Bengali) SHARMIN AKHTAR, WOMAN TRYING TO CATCH A TRAIN, SAYING: "Since this morning the trains have been so crowded. I've not been able to climb onto a train so I'm waiting for another one. I hope to go home to celebrate Eid." In Indonesia where more than 85 per cent of the population is Muslim, millions turned out to celebrate Islam's second-largest religious festival. The event symbolises obedience and loyalty to God. It's also a time when those who can afford it sacrifice livestock and feed the poor. Many who were buying livestock, like those at this market in Pakistan ahead of the big day, notic

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