See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Hajj pilgrim death toll passes 1,000 after brutal 50C heatwave

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
From The Right

The death toll at the hajj pilgrim has exceeded 1,000, according to reports, as a brutal 50C heatwave hit the world's biggest gathering of Muslims in Saudi Arabia. Horrifying pictures show bodies being covered and left in the street after they fell victim to the soaring temperatures, while many others suffered severe heatstroke and had to be urgently rushed inside. Unregistered pilgrims make up more than half of those who have perished, with many unable to access air-conditioned facilities and help from authorities as a result. The new deaths reported...

Read full story

More News about Environment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right