Newspaper suspended “The New York Times” US to stampede, which occurred earlier in the day in Mina accident, it led to the death 717 Pilgrims as the bloodiest incident since 1990, when killed 1426 Pilgrims died, after Tdafhm in tunnel “Almaasam” Linking Mecca and Mina.
This comes less than two weeks after the fall of the crane in a campus incident, which claimed the lives of 111 People and injured 394 Latest.
The newspaper found that the increasing number of middle class globally, caused an increase in the number of Muslims who perform the Hajj, which led to increased pressure on the Saudi authorities, which receives millions of pilgrims annually from around the world.
It is likely to raise accident “Mina stampede” Today, fears of not having Saudi Arabia for infrastructure and transportation and public safety, which qualifies them to deal with the Hajj season “The largest annual human migration season in the world”.
And it returned the newspaper a series of incidents that occurred during the pilgrimage season in Saudi Arabia, most notably the 1990 accident, incident, which occurred in January 2006 Which caused a stampede of pilgrims to the Jamarat Bridge in the days of al-Thani to the death 360 Pilgrims.
According to the newspaper, another stampede occurred at Mona 2001 incident, and led to the deaths of nearly 35 People, and in 1998 Last causing a stampede killed about accident 180 Pilgrims after falling off a bridge during the stoning of the embers.
And killed 340 At least pilgrims died in 1997, after a fire broke out off Mona, a result of the winds, and in 1994, killed 270 Following the accident also pilgrims stampede in Mina, the newspaper said.
The newspaper quoted Rasheed, anthropologist and visiting professor at the London School of Economics, he said in a telephone interview, “No Accounting .. It's shocking.. There incident is repeated almost every year and the number of dead leaves.”
She added “Rasheed”, Granddaughter of the last ruler of the ruling family of Rashid in Hail, “Expansions and renovations carried out under the pretext of creating more space for the pilgrims Muslims, but Starr to take over the land and huge amounts of money by princes and other Saudi”.