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Tears, prayers as Muslim pilgrims mark peak of hajj

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Tears, flowed and prayers filled the air as the annual Muslim hajj attended by about 1.4 million believers from around the world reached its zenith on a vast plain in western Saudi Arabia Friday. Duration: 00:29

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