Over 443 Pilgrims Killed in Stampede in Mina Near Mecca

Rabat – At least 443 pilgrims died and 719 others injured in a stampede of pilgrims in Mina, near Mecca, announced the Saudi civil defense said.Thousands of rescue personnel are participating in the operations to help the injured. KSA’s civil defense said on their twitter that the number of deaths has risen to 453 and 719 injured.?????? ??? ???????? ??? 719 ???????? ??? 453 ???? ????.— ?????? ?????? (@KSA_998) September 24, 2015“Rescue operations are still underway, while the number of deaths has risen to 310 of different nationalities,” Saudi civil defense said in a tweet. ?? ???? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ??????? ??? 310 ???? ?? ?????? ??????.— ?????? ?????? (@KSA_998) September 24, 2015Nearly two million pilgrims are in Saudi Arabia for this year’s annual hajj pilgrimage which starts Tuesday.Graphic Video of the stampede in Mina

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