Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

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The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings. (SPA)
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The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings. (SPA)
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The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings. (SPA)
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The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings. (SPA)
Updated 19 July 2019

Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

JEDDAH: The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings.
The pilgrims’ city receives on average about 2,000 pilgrims who cross into the Kingdom from Iraq via the Arar border crossing that will officially open in October, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The pilgrims are provided with all the services that they need in the city.
The city received 1974 pilgrims on Friday and they were received by scouts from Al-Jouf who helped to transport the elderly and the sick


30 pilgrims die in road accident in Saudi Arabia

At least 30 pilgrims were killed and 5 injured in an accident on Hijra road, 170 km from Madinah. (File/Wikipedia)
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30 pilgrims die in road accident in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: At least 30 pilgrims were killed and five injured in an accident between a bus and a car on Wednesday.
The accident took place on Hijra road, 170 km from Madinah.
The pilgrims were from varying nationalities and police investigations are presently ongoing.