The Latest: Death toll in Saudi hajj tragedy reaches 719 – The Washington Post

The Saudi civil defense directorate says that as of late Thursday, the death toll from the horrific crush during the hajj pilgrimage stood at 719, but that the figure probably would rise as bodies continued to be counted and sent to the morgue.

via The Latest: Death toll in Saudi hajj tragedy reaches 719 – The Washington Post.

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