2006 News Story

Number of Hajj pilgrims tops 885,000 as of Saturday

More than 885,043 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj as of Saturday night, the Makkah-based Hajj Central Committee said today. In its daily report, the Committee highlighted the services and facilities available for the pilgrims, and noted that a number of pilgrims have received treatment at Saudi medical facilities.