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    Kamoliddin Azamatov, 10, of Antelope, participates in the Eid prayer.

  • Randy Pench / rpench@sacbee.com

    Earlier, Huda Sajid, 12, left, of Rio Linda waits for the prayer to begin. Muslims are not allowed to fast on Eid, a day that marks the end of the monthlong dawn-to-dusk fast with which Ramadan is marked.

  • Randy Pench / rpench@sacbee.com

    Men bow during the Eid prayer marking the end of the Muslim month of Ramadan during observances Thursday at the Jackson Sports Academy in McClellan Park in Sacramento.

Marking a milestone

Published: Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 1B
Last Modified: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 - 7:36 pm

Three young women view a photo they took of themselves Thursday before the start of the Eid prayer signaling the end of Ramadan at the Jackson Sports Academy in McClellan Park in Sacramento.

More than 3,500 members of the Muslim community participated in the observance, which marked the end of a month of dawn-to-dusk fasting by Muslims.

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