1,200 Muslim pilgrims leave Gaza for Mecca

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 29, 2010 16:29

Muslim pilgrims from the Gaza Strip will continue to leave the Strip for Mecca on Sunday, Gaza crossings officials said, according to a Ma'an News Agency report.

A total of 1,200 pilgrims started to depart on Friday via Rafah on Egypt's border and officials said that by Sunday all the pilgrims were expected to have left.


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