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Night falls on the tents hosting pilgrims in Mina. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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An overhead view of the white tents at Mina, traditional pilgrims' accommodation. ( (AN photo/Huda Bashatah)
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pilgrims convene in the streets to offer Maghrib prayers on the day of Tarwiyah in Mina. (AN photo/Huda Bashatah)
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A police officer sprinkles water over the heads of oncoming pilgrims to offer some slight respite from the heat. (AN photo/Huda Bashatah)
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(AN photo/Huda Bashatah)
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An overhead view of the white tents at Mina, traditional pilgrims' accommodation. (AN photo/Huda Bashatah)
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Night falls on the tents hosting pilgrims in Mina. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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Night falls on the tents hosting pilgrims in Mina. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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Pilgrims find refreshments amid the giant tent camps in Mina the night before they ascend Mount Arafat. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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Pilgrims find refreshments amid the giant tent camps in Mina the night before they ascend Mount Arafat. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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Pilgrims find refreshments amid the giant tent camps in Mina the night before they ascend Mount Arafat. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
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Pilgrims find refreshments amid the giant tent camps in Mina the night before they ascend Mount Arafat. (AN photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
Updated 09 August 2019

Hajj 2019 Day 1: Pilgrims arrive in Mina for the night ahead of the journey to mount Arafat

Night falls on the tents hosting pilgrims in Mina for Hajj ahead of the journey to Mount Arafat on Saturday.