Hundreds killed in Hajj Stampede

Mystic Xtremist
TriniBob said:
Doesn't something like this happen every year
Sencia said:
yea it does but seems like more people are dying each year
Doesn't happen every year....but about every 2-4 years....
and somewhat more used to die years gone than in kinda fluctuates....

1987: 400 die as Saudi authorities confront pro-Iranian demonstration
1990: 1,426 pilgrims killed in tunnel leading to holy sites
1994: 270 killed in stampede
1997: 343 pilgrims die and 1,500 injured in fire
1998: At least 118 trampled to death
2001: 35 die in stampede
2003: 14 are crushed to death
2004: 251 trampled to death in stampede