Tragedy has struck the Haj Pilgrims. 700 pilgrims are reported to have died in the stampede that happened near Mecca when lakhs of pilgrims were crowded at the prayer sites. A very big tragedy. Hundreds are in hospitals having injured in the rush. We express our shock and deep grief and convey condolences to the dear and near of the deceased.
It is reported that all security and safety measures have been arranged with about one lakh police officials to control the large number of pilgrims. Despite the above, the tragedy has happened.
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