Iran blames Saudi Arabia for over 700 killed in hajj stampede

September 25, 2015 4:10 PM

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Iran blames Saudi Arabia for over 700 killed in hajj stampede

Sept. 25, 2015: An Iranian worshipper holds a poster of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iran ratcheted up blame on archrival Saudi Arabia on Friday over the disaster at the hajj the previous day that killed more than 700 pilgrims, as Muslims solemnly resumed the final rites of the annual pilgrimage in the kingdom.

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