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2015 Hajj stampede

At least 719 people are dead and 863 people injured in a stampede near Mecca during the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

At least 717 people taking part in the Hajj pilgrimage have been killed in a stampede near the Islamic holy city of Mecca, Saudi officials say.

  1. BBC (Image)
  2. The New York Times
  3. Washington Post