Picture of the day: Egyptians pray during memorial for victims of hajj stampede

Egyptian worshippers pray during a memorial for the victims who were killed in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Mina, Saudi Arabia, at the Omar Makram mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Riyadh has said that hundreds of pilgrims died in the stampede near Mecca, the worst disaster to strike the annual pilgrimage in a quarter-century (Photo: AP)

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