Photos: Millions of Muslims travel to Mecca for Hajj

Photos: Millions of Muslims travel to Mecca for Hajj

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A general view shows pilgrims performing evening prayers in Mecca's Grand Mosque on October 8, 2013, as more than two million Muslims have arrived in the holy city for the annual hajj pilgrimage. The hajj, which is one of the world's largest human assembly, begins on October 13 amid concerns over the deadly MERS coronavirus. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Posted on October 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

More than 2 million Muslims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage to the shrine city, the world's largest annual human assembly which peaks on October 13, according to local state media.

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