Tag Archives: pilgrims

September 24

CNN UPDATE: Stampede kills 220 at Hajj pilgrimage near Mecca

A stampede during one of the last rituals of the Hajj season has killed at least 220 people and left 450 others wounded. The stampede occurred during the ritual known as “stoning the devil” in the tent city of Mina, about two miles from Mecca. Hundreds have been killed in past years during the same […]