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Saudi Arabia Draws Fire for Deadly Stampede

  • Zlatica Hoke

Muslims in many countries are expressing emotions ranging from disappointment to anger at Saudi Arabia for failing to prevent a stampede that killed more than 700 pilgrims and injured hundreds of others Thursday during the annual hajj in Mecca. Deaths from heat, exhaustion and crowding are common during annual pilgrimages that draw millions of people to the revered site, but this year's incident has been the deadliest in 25 years. Zlatica Hoke reports.