25, 2015 Related Article stampede. MINA. Saudi officials said the converging of crowds from two directions here At the time of the stampede, pilgrims were traveling from Muzdalifah toward Mina to cast stones at Jamarat.
On 24 September 2015 an event described as a "crush and stampede " caused deaths estimated at well over pilgrims, suffocated or crushed during the.
Hajj stampede: At least 717 killed in Saudi Arabia. 24 September 2015 During the Hajj, pilgrims travel to Mina, a large valley about 5km (3 miles) from Mecca, to throw seven stones at pillars called Jamarat, which represent the devil.