Over 2 million flock to Makkah

Saudi Arabia said that around 2 million pilgrims took part in one of the final rites of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
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An aerial view shows the Clock Tower and the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah, on October 5, 2014. Saudi Arabia said that around 2 million pilgrims are performing this year's annual Muslim pilgrimage, the hajj. (AFP/Getty Images)
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An aerial view shows the Clock Tower and the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah, on October 5, 2014. Saudi Arabia said that around 2 million pilgrims are performing this year's annual Muslim pilgrimage, the hajj. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims arrive to throw pebbles at pillars during the 'Jamarat' ritual, the stoning of Satan, in Mina near the holy city of Makkah, on October 4, 2014. Pilgrims pelt pillars symbolizing the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj as Muslims worldwide mark the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command in the holy city of Makkah. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims stand behind fens as they arrive to throw pebbles at pillars during the 'Jamarat' ritual, the stoning of Satan, in Mina near the holy city of Makkah, on October 4, 2014. Pilgrims pelt pillars symbolising the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj as Muslims worldwide mark the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command in the holy city of Makkah. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi officers are seen on duty at the command and control operation centre in Mina near the holy city of Makkah, on October 5, 2014. Saudi Arabia said that around 2 million pilgrims are performing this year's annual Muslim pilgrimage, the hajj. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Muslim pilgrims arrive to throw pebbles at pillars during the 'Jamarat' ritual, the stoning of Satan, in Mina near the holy city of Makkah, on October 4, 2014. Pilgrims pelt pillars symbolising the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj as Muslims worldwide mark the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Makkah and commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command in the holy city of Makkah. (AFP/Getty Images).
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Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat near Mecca as they perform one of the Hajj rituals late on October 3, 2014. The pilgrims perform a series of rituals during the annual Hajj. They circumambulate the kaaba seven times, runs back and forth between the hills of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah, drink from the Zamzam Well, goes to the plains of Mount Arafat to stand in vigil, and throws stones in a ritual Stoning of Devil. The pilgrims then shave their heads, perform a ritual of animal sacrifice, and celebrate Eid al-Adha holiday. (AFP/Getty Images)