Thousands celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday in Indian city

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Thousands of Muslims hit the streets of Hyderabad, a city in South India, bearing flags, chanting and dancing to celebrate 'Mawlid al-Nabi,' prophet Muhammad's birthday.

People from all walks of life celebrated Mawlid al-Nabi throughout the entire city on Thursday, with most of the festivities concentrated in the Old City of Hyderabad. Green buntings, flags and banners adorned the roads in the city with one of India’s largest Muslim populations.