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MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The latest developments from a stampede on the third day of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

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12:50 p.m.

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense directorate says the death toll from a stampede at the annual hajj pilgrimage has risen to at least 310 people.

The directorate says the victims in Thursday’s stampede are of different nationalities, without providing details. It previously said at least 450 pilgrims were injured.

The stampede happened in Mina, on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca. Some 2 million people are taking part in this year’s hajj pilgrimage, which began Tuesday.

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12:45 p.m.

Saudi authorities say the death toll from the stampede on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca has risen to 310.

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12:00 p.m.

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense directorate says the death toll from a stampede at the annual hajj pilgrimage has risen to at least 220 people killed. The directorate says at least 450 other pilgrims were injured in Thursday’s stampede, which took place in Mina, on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca. Some 2 million people are taking part in this year’s hajj pilgrimage, which began Tuesday.

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