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Saudi Arabia says 100,000 troops to secure this year’s hajj

“Saudi Arabia has deployed 100,000 security personnel to oversee the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage that begins on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry spokesman said, underscoring both the massive arrangements needed to secure one of the largest pilgrimages in the world and the multitude of threats the hajj faces.”

Source: Saudi Arabia says 100,000 troops to secure this year’s hajj – The Washington Post

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