Saudi hospitals at the ready as millions of Hajj pilgrims arrive in Mecca

Saudi hospitals at the ready as millions of Hajj pilgrims arrive in Mecca

A year after a stampede killed some 2,300 people at the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi hospitals are preparing for the annual influx of visitors while authorities have begun issuing identification bracelets for those taking part. The bracelets are an attempt to offer reassurance to some pilgrims, though their distribution has been far from systematic […]