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12/01/2006 Stoning of the Devil stampede

The 2006 Hajj stampede resulted in the deaths of at least 364 pilgrims during the Hajj in Mecca. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to Mecca undertaken by able-bodied Muslims at least once in their lifetime. It consists of a series of rites including the Stoning of the Devil, which is often regarded as the most dangerous part of the Hajj.

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