Photos: 717 dead, 450 injured in Mecca Stampede

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At least 220 people are said to have been killed and 450 injured in a stampede in Mina outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.

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Over 3 million pilgrims observing this year’s hajj, who spent the night in the plain fields of Muzdalifa, began trooping to the Jamarat as early as 3am local time.
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Saudi Arabia’s civil defense directorate said on Twitter that medical teams are trying to sort through injuries and fatalities from the stampede.
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More than 220 rescue vehicles and ambulances along with 4,000 pilgrims helped respond to the incident.
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Aid workers are currently conveying corpses and injured pilgrims to hospitals.
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