Hundreds Killed in Hajj Stampede in Saudi Arabia

Posted on September 24, 2015

Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in a stamped during the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The stampede incident occurred at the Stoning of the Devil ceremony where the pilgrims throw stones at pillars intended to represent the devil.

BBC News reports that over 700 people have been killed. There are also hundreds of injured. This incident follows the deadly crane collapse earlier this month at Mecca's Grand Mosque that killed over 100 people.

Here is some raw footage from the scene: