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Muslim pilgrims and rescuers gather around the victims of a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (AP)
Muslim pilgrims and rescuers gather around the victims of a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (AP)
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Officials say that at least 700 have been killed and 800 injured in a stampede outside of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, during the "stoning of the devil" ceremony in the valley of Mina.

The accident comes less than two weeks after a construction crane accident in the grand mosque of mecca killed more than 100 people.

Imam Johari Abdul-Malik joins Here & Now's Robin Young to look at some of the safety issues surrounding the Hajj.

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This segment aired on September 24, 2015.

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