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Pilgrims Come Back To Mecca As Haj Winds Down

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More than two million pilgrims participating in the haj this week started returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers, as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims winds down. Senior Saudi officials said the rituals, which have seen deadly stampedes, fires and riots in the past, had gone off without incident. Mecca province governor Prince Khaled al-Faisal, who heads the central haj committee, called this year’s pilgrimage a success.

Added on the 03/09/2017 15:16:26 - Copyright : Wochit

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