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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. Hundreds were killed and injured, Saudi authorities said. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about five kilometers (three miles) from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past. (AP Photo)
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. Hundreds were killed and injured, Saudi authorities said. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about five kilometers (three miles) from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past. (AP Photo)

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La estampida ocurrió durante el ritual conocido como "el apedreamiento del diablo", donde las multitudes de peregrinos lanzan piedras contra una pared de roca que simboliza el rechazo del mal.

Estampida en La Meca deja al menos 717 muertos

La estampida ocurrió durante el ritual conocido como "el apedreamiento del diablo", donde las multitudes de peregrinos lanzan piedras contra una pared de roca que simboliza el rechazo del mal.