More than 717 dead in crush near Makkah during hajj pilgrimage. Over 805 injured in crush at Mina outside Mecca, Saudi’s civil defence reports.
Some two million people, including about one lakh Indians, are performing the annual Haj.
Helpline numbers released by Government of India: 00966125458000, 00966125496000
Toll free number for pilgrims: 8002477786