Video: Muslim march attracts thousands

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Thousands of Muslim men took part in a procession through Nelson yesterday in celebration of the prophet Muhammad’s birthday.

Women and children handed out food to the 5,000 taking to the streets, which were closed off by police for safety.

Aircraft Signal over Nelson 2

Aircraft Signal over Nelson 2

Along the route, there were prayers and songs, with those taking part waving flags.

The Ghausia Mosque was the starting point for the Nelson procession.

Footage shot by Mujahaid bin Jamshaid - one of the creative directors at Amor Media Productions Ltd - a former resident of Nelson.

Amor Media - http://www.amormediaproductions.co.uk/