Thousands of Muslims.
They were followed by worshippers in cars chanting over loudspeakers, giving the procession a carnival atmosphere.
A spokesman for the Ghamkol Sharif Mosque said the event had gone off without a hitch, and had been a spiritual time as well as great fun for everyone involved... We do this every year, and everyone had a really wonderful time."
The Yawm an-Nabi (day of the prophet) festival is held in the Islamic month of Rabi' al-Awwal every year and celebrates the birth of Mohammed in Mecca in 570.
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Mar 10, 2008|
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