During the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, the death toll has risen to over 900, including 68 Indians, due to extreme heat conditions, as reported on June 20. The fatalities occurred as temperatures soared to 51.8 degrees Celsius, exacerbating the challenges faced by pilgrims during this significant Islamic event. Deaths attributed to the heat were notably high among Egyptians, with casualties surging to over 600, up from previous reports. Reportedly,  the fatalities encompass both natural causes and weather-related factors, underscoring the difficulties encountered during this year's pilgrimage. Hajj 2024: At Least 550 Die During This Year's Hajj Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia Amid Intense Heat.

Hajj Death Toll Rises to Over 900


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