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‘This is too sad’: virus stifles Eid celebrations for Asia’s Muslims

Muslims across Asia celebrated Eid ul-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year on Thursday as the Covid-19 pandemic again forced mosque closures and family separations on the holiday marking the end of Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan.Worshippers wearing masks joined communal prayers in the streets of Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. The world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation allowed prayers inside in low-risk areas, but mosques in areas where there was more risk of the virus spreading…

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