Thursday, January 12, 2006

Stampede- UPDATE

It now appears to be 345 dead in the stampede, according Saudi officials. If comfirmed, this is the largest amount of cassualties since 1990, when 1426 pilgrims died in a tunnel in Mecca. Here is a timeline over earlier casualtities during the Hajj.


Blogger Sniff said...

Terrible news. Why does this have to happen - every year? :-(

8:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well I guess there must be some truth to that old saying that those on mass Hajjes shouldn't throw stones.

10:15 PM  

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