Hundreds die during Hajj pilgrimage amid intense heat

By Samy Magdy
Updated June 20 2024 - 9:45am, first published 9:40am
Hundreds of people have died during the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. (AP PHOTO)
Hundreds of people have died during the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. (AP PHOTO)

Hundreds of people died during the 2024 Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom, officials say.

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