September 24, 2015

Hajj: At least 717 dead in Mina stampede

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense says that at least 453 pilgrims have died on Thursday when a stampede broke out in the city of Mina, reported Al Arabiya News.

At least 719 others were injured in the crush at a crossroads on Street 204 at the camp city at Mina, a few kilometres east of Makkah, the Saudi civil defence said. Read more.

Al Arabiya

Related,
Mecca stampede: 717 people killed, 863 injured in Hajj crush (video) - RT
More than 700 killed in Saudi Hajj stampede (video) - Al Jazeera

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