Hajj Stampede Leaves More Than 700 DeadPlay
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.
- Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, of Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia. He tweets @imamjohari.
This segment aired on September 24, 2015.