Surge in Hajj Pilgrimage Deaths Hits 645, Including 68 Indians Amidst Unprecedented Mecca Heatwave

New Delhi, India — An escalating death toll has been reported from this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, rising to 645 casualties, including 68 Indians, as extreme temperatures continue to impact the massive gathering. Heat conditions in Islam’s holiest city surged past the 50°Celsius mark, with a spike reaching 51.8°C on June 18, … Read more