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znam da ce se humanije osobe od mene zgrazati, ali ja ne mogu da ne vidim sledeci text kao grohotalno smehotresan kao i thought-provoking:

MINA, Saudi Arabia - Thousands of Muslim pilgrims rushing to complete a symbolic stoning ritual during the hajj tripped over luggage Thursday, causing a crush in which at least 345 people were killed despite Saudi attempts to prevent stampedes that have plagued the annual event.
The stampede occurred as tens of thousands of pilgrims headed toward al-Jamarat, a series of three pillars representing the devil that the faithful pelt with stones to purge themselves of sin. :evil:  :evil:  :evil:

Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said 345 people were killed. More than 1,000 people were injured, said Dr. Abbasi with the Saudi Red Crescent.

Footage from the scene showed lines of bodies laid out on stretchers on the pavement and covered with sheets. Ahmed Mustafa, an Egyptian pilgrim, said he saw bodies taken away in refrigerator trucks.

An Egyptian pilgrim, Suad Abu Hamada, heard screaming and "saw people jumping over each other."

"The bodies were piled up. I couldn't count them, they were too many," she said.

The site is a notorious bottleneck for the massive crowds that attend the annual hajj pilgrimage and has seen deadly stampedes in the past, including one in 1990 that killed 1,426 people and another in February 2004 that killed 244. Seven of the past 17 yearly pilgrimages have seen deadly incidents at al-Jamarat.

The latest crush came despite Saudi attempts to ease the flow of traffic around al-Jamarat. This year's hajj was marred by the Jan. 5 collapse of a building being used as a pilgrims' hotel that killed 76 people in Mecca. :evil:

The stampede happened as pilgrims were rushing to complete the last of three days of the stoning ritual before sunset, said Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki. Some of the pilgrims began tripping over dropped baggage, causing a large pileup, he said.

Many pilgrims carry their personal effects with them as they move between the various stages of the hajj.

Earlier, al-Turki said some baggage spilled from moving buses at one entrance to al-Jamarat, causing pilgrims to trip and pile up. However, no vehicles were allowed in the area where the stampede occurred.

Al-Turki said 345 people were killed. State-run Saudi television Al-Ekhbariyah reported that most of the victims were from South Asia. The Health Ministry said 289 people were injured.

The pillars are located on a large pedestrian bridge, the width of an eight-lane highway over the desert plain of Mina outside the holy city of Mecca. Four ramps lead up the bridge to give pilgrims access to the site, and the stampede occurred at the base of one ramp.


moglo bi se reći ovako: KO SE SA ĐAVOLOM KAMENJEM GAĐA, O GLAVU MU SE LUPAJU!  :evil:

Tex Murphy:
Da očuvam ono malo političke korektnosti što mi je ostalo, neću komentarisati.

Harvi, politička korektnost je za ... wussies...

Black swan:
sve je alahova volja
zemljotres, tsunami, stvaranja čovjeka, ateisti, pogibije hodočasnika... na kraju i bušove intervencije

samo mi nije jasno zašto se bore protiv bušovih vojaka ako je sve od alaha

Pa, zato što je Alahova volja da se bore protiv Buša i da potamane kaure. Kako to da ne znaš, jadan? Kakav si mi ti pa bosanac??  :roll:


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