Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Why Is the Muslim Hajj So Dangerous?
MSN, 12 FEB 2003--Fourteen Muslim pilgrims were trampled to death Tuesday, while performing the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia. Such tragedies seem to occur with depressing frequency—since 1997, at least 570 worshippers have been accidentally killed during the annual trek to Mecca. Why is the hajj so dangerous?

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