770,000 sheep sacrificed during Haj

770,000 sheep sacrificed during Haj
Updated 08 November 2013

770,000 sheep sacrificed during Haj

770,000 sheep sacrificed during Haj

A total of 770,000 sheep were sacrificed during this year's Haj, according to the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
IDB Chairman Ahmad Mohamed Ali thanked pilgrims for supporting the bank's initiative to oversee the Haj animal sacrifice project, which is aimed at providing charity for needy people in the Kingdom and across the world.
In his remarks on the project’s website, www.adahi.org, he said the IDB allows Muslims from all over the world to get blessings from sacrificing animals.
Ali thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and other Saudi leaders for overseeing the project.
He called on Allah to accept the Haj of pilgrims and to protect them on their way home.