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Bargain-Hunting For Goats And Cows In Peshawar

Muslims are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the religious festival that coincides with the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage on October 26. The holiday is observed with the sacrifice of a goat, sheep, or cow -- if one can afford it. RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal reports that hard bargaining is taking place at animal markets in Peshawar, Pakistan, where the price of livestock regularly spikes before Eid, but also depends on the supply and demand in neighboring Afghanistan.