A total of 99,50,763 cattle have been sacrificed across the country on Eid-ul-Azha this year.
Fisheries and Livestock Ministry issued a press release in this regard on Monday.
More than 24.91 lakh sacrificial animals including over 11.67 lakh cows, buffaloes, were slaughtered in Dhaka division.
More than 21.28 lakh sacrificial animals including over 13.13 lakh cows, buffaloes, were slaughtered in Chattogram division.
Besides, 19.98 lakh sacrificial animals were slaughtered in Rajshahi division while 11.38 lakh in Rangpur, 9.26 lakh in Khulna, 4.98 in Barishal, 3.92 in Sylhet and 3.75 lakh in Mymensingh divisions.
Last year, more than 90.93 lakh cattle were sacrificed, around 8.57 lakh down from this year.
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