Tragedy occurred during Hajj pilgrimage - VÄ°DEO

Tragedy occurred during Hajj pilgrimage  - <span style="color: red;">VÄ°DEO
# 24 September 2015 10:55 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA. A stampede killed 220 people and left 450 others wounded at Mina, Saudi Arabia officials said.

APA reports quoting CNN that the stampede occurred during the ritual known as "stoning the devil," where crowds of pilgrims throw stones at a rock wall meant to symbolize a rejection of evil.

The news comes just two weeks after 107 people were killed and after a crane crashed into the middle of Saudi Arabia's Grand Mosque in Mecca.

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