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Worshippers observe final day of Hajj amid COVID-19 restrictions

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Worshippers observe final day of Hajj amid COVID-19 restrictions

Worshippers observe final day of Hajj amid COVID-19 restrictions

Muslim pilgrims cast sanitised pebbles as they "stoned the devil" in the last major ritual of the hajj, which the Saudi king acknowledged had been tough to organise due to coronavirus pandemic.View on euronews


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