2015 Hajj stampede

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Mina, Mecca, pictured in November 2009.

On 24 September 2015, a human stampede happened in the neighbourhood of Mina in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. At least 769 people were killed and another 934 were injured. 1,014 people are missing. The victims were mostly foreign Muslims in Mecca for the annual Hajj.[1]

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  1. "Hajj stampede: At least 717 killed in Saudi Arabia". BBC News. BBC. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.