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On Eid al-Adha, tradition gives way to online innovation
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(RNS) Muslims in Pakistan, Bangladesh and elsewhere went online to buy live cows and goats for the traditional Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, known as Eid al-Adha, because shopping on the Internet was easier than going to crowded street markets to buy the animals. “The purchase of sacrificial animal (online) has gained popularity as it is […]