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The Latest: Saudi authorities say death toll from stampede during hajj pilgrimage reaches 220

  • In this image posted on the official Twitter account of the directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency, rescuers respond to a stampede that killed and injured pilgrims in the holy city of Mina during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In this image posted on the official Twitter account of the directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency, rescuers respond to a stampede that killed and injured pilgrims in the holy city of Mina during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • In this image posted on the official Twitter account of the directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency, rescuers respond to a stampede that killed and injured pilgrims in the holy city of Mina during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In this image posted on the official Twitter account of the directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency, rescuers respond to a stampede that killed and injured pilgrims in the holy city of Mina during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Directorate of the Saudi Civil Defense agency via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

The latest developments from a stampede on the third day of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

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12:00 p.m.

Saudi Arabia's civil defense directorate says the death toll from a stampede at the annual hajj pilgrimage has risen to at least 220 people killed. The directorate says at least 450 other pilgrims were injured in Thursday's stampede, which took place in Mina, on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca. Some 2 million people are taking part in this year's hajj pilgrimage, which began Tuesday