Mina: The death toll of Indian pilgrims has risen to 18 in the grisly stampede at the Hajj which has so far claimed the lives of 717 people, the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 25 years.
"18 Indian Hajis are now confirmed dead," Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Vikas Swarup said on Friday>
Hajj stampede. AFP
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