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  • Chinese Muslims observe Corban Festival
    2012-11-26    source:Xinhuanet    author:


    The Corban Festival is also known as Eid al-Adha or feast of the sacrifice, when Muslims slaughter lambs to feed to the hungry. Muslims in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region usually go to mosques at sunrise to attend their largest religious service of the year.The majority of Xinjiang's 10 million religious followers believe in Islam. There are around 24,000 mosques in the region.