Stoning the devil Mecca crowd incident 28/05/1994

Stoning the devil Mecca crowd incident 28/05/1994

It’s Hajj time, a time when thousands of pilgrims from all around the world perform one of the five pillars of Islam.

It’s incumbent on all Muslims, who can afford it, to go on the holy pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their lifetime. The Hajj period started on Thursday July 8. Eid-ul Adha is celebrated on the third day of Hajj and lasts for three days. Muslims around the world will celebrate from Tuesday July 20 until Thursday July 22. Hajj starts ten days earlier every year.

At Least 250 Muslims Die in Mecca Stampede

At least 250 Muslim worshipers were killed on Monday when crowds suddenly surged toward a sacred cavern during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi security officials said today.

Saudi Arabia: 270 killed in stampede

Mecca deaths could surpass 1,000

Stampede kills hundreds in Mecca

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