In pictures: Pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Haj

More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims wave as they leave Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah at the end of the Hajj annual Muslim pilgrimage on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, in the Saudi city of Makkah on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, in the Saudi city of Makkah on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, in the Saudi city of Makkah on September 14, 2016. More than 1.8 million faithful from around the world have been attending the annual pilgrimage which officially ends on September 15. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)