Hundreds killed in Hajj stampede

Updated 1023 GMT (1823 HKT) September 27, 2015
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Saudi emergency personnel surround bodies of Hajj pilgrims at the site of a stampede Thursday, September 24, in Mecca, Islam's holiest city. Thursday morning's stampede killed hundreds during one of the last rituals of the Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Saudi emergency personnel carry a body. STR/AFP/Getty Images
People stand near the bodies of victims at the site of the stampede. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Bodies lie covered in sheets. The death toll has been climbing steadily. AP
People stand near bodies covered in sheets. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Muslim pilgrims and rescuers gather around the victims. AP
Bodies lie in the street as emergency personnel work. AP
Saudi emergency personnel load a wounded pilgrim into an ambulance. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Emergency personnel carry an injured person. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Saudi ambulances arrive on the scene. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A man searches for a relative injured in the stampede. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images
Saudi medics tend to an injured pilgrim. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Saudi emergency personnel stand near bodies of Hajj pilgrims. STR/AFP/AFP/Getty Images