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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Over 700 Killed In Hajj Crush of Pilgrims
Reuters reports that at least 717 Hajj pilgrims were killed and 805 others injured in a stampede outside Mecca today. The crush occurred when two large groups of pilgrims arrived at the same time at a crossroads on the way to performing the "stoning the devil" ceremony at Jamarat. 4,000 rescue workers have been sent to the location of the accident.