Death Toll From The Hajj Pilgrimage Stampede Rises To 2,177 As Countries Continue To Carry Out The Grim Task Of Identifying Victims Of The Worst Disaster In The Event's History

Death toll keeps rising after horrific crush during pilgrimage outside Mecca

  • New figures collated from media reports and comments from 30 countries

  • But Saudi Arabia's toll of 769 deaths has not changed since September 26

  • Iran blamed disaster on the Saudi royal family and accused it of covering up the real death toll

  • By Simon Tomlinson for MailOnline

    Published: 10:58 EST, 20 October 2015 | Updated: 15:25 EST, 20 October 2015

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    Death toll from the Hajj pilgrimage stampede rises to 2,177 as countries continue to carry out the grim task of identifying victims of the worst disaster in the event's history