Odisha News Insight

150 Haj Pilgrims killed, 400 injured in Mecca Stampede

As many as 150 people were killed on Thursday in a stampede during Haj outside Saudi Arabia’s Mecca city. At least 400 Haj pilgrims were reported injured. The injured have been rushed to the hospitals. The incident occurred during the stoning of the Devil or ‘Satan’ at Mina. Several Indians and Pakistanis are among the dead and injured. Further details awaited.

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