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Penza region Muslims receive 700 sacrificial animals from Chechnya for Eid al-Adha

11:35 | 24.09.2015 | Society

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Penza, 24 September 2015. PenzaNews. The Chechen government has donated a total of 3,000 sheep as sacrificial animals for Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, to the Muslims of the Volga Federal District, including 700 animals for the Penza region, the press service of the Muslim spiritual directorate in the region informed PenzaNews agency.

Penza region Muslims receive 700 sacrificial animals from Chechnya for Eid al-Adha

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“The meat of the sacrificial animals will be given away to the needy, the orphans and the poor citizens of the region during the [religious] holidays in the mosques managed by the Penza region Muslim spiritual directorate,” the press service explained.

They expressed the gratitude to the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov for the generous and one-of-a-kind gift.

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