Saudi Arabia. Hajj crowd incident 05/03/2001

35 die in Hajj stampede

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 5 — Thirty-five Muslim pilgrims died in a stampede as the annual Hajj pilgrimage reached its climax, the Saudi television and the press agency reported Monday.

Hajj stampede victims buried

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 15 — Saudi Arabia said Thursday that more than 35 Muslim pilgrims killed in a stampede earlier this month have been buried.

Pilgrims killed in Mecca stampede

Thirty-five Muslim pilgrims have been killed in a stampede as the annual Muslim pilgrimage, the Hajj, reached its climax.

Islamic scholar Michael Wolfe on the Hajj stampede

(CNN) — A stampede at the Hajj in Saudi Arabia on Monday killed 35 Muslim pilgrims, a civil defense chief said. The deaths occurred during the ritual of the symbolic “Stoning of Satan” that was performed by more than 2 million Muslims on a desert plain at Mina outside Mecca.

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