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Muslim worshippers circumambulate Mecca's Kaaba for 1st hajj ritual

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Muslim worshippers from across the world flock to the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca to perform the Tawaf, or circumambulating the Kaaba, during the first ritual of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, set to start on Wednesday.

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