Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor

Volunteers control ostriches before slaughtering them to prepare charity food, for the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan, May 6, 2019. Picture taken May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A Pakistani charity in the teeming coastal metropolis of Karachi is serving up a rare treat for the city’s Muslims ahead of their fast for the holy month of Ramadan – ostrich meat. Expensive and seldom eaten in Pakistan, ostrich is deemed exotic in the mainly Muslim nation of 208 million people. […]

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