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Associated Press count shows over 1,250 pilgrims killed in Saudi hajj crush, stampede in Mina

  • Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center in black, prays for his nephew who died last month in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, during a funeral prayer in Multan, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Saudi authorities have said the disaster in Mina happened as two waves of pilgrims converged on a narrow road, causing hundreds of people to suffocate or be trampled to death. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer)

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center in black, prays for his nephew who died last month in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, during a funeral prayer in Multan, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Saudi authorities have said the disaster in Mina happened as two waves of pilgrims converged on a narrow road, causing hundreds of people to suffocate or be trampled to death. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center in black, prays for his nephew who died September 2015 in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, during a funeral prayer in Multan, Pakistan. The crush and stampede outside the holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people from around the world during the hajj pilgrimage, a new tally Thursday, Oct. 8, showed, more than 600 more than the kingdom’s official toll. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer, File)

    FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center in black, prays for his nephew who died September 2015 in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, during a funeral prayer in Multan, Pakistan. The crush and stampede outside the holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people from around the world during the hajj pilgrimage, a new tally Thursday, Oct. 8, showed, more than 600 more than the kingdom’s official toll. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, file photo, an Iranian mourner weeps during a funeral ceremony, attended by thousands of mourners in Tehran, Iran, for some of the pilgrims who were killed in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September 2015. The crush and stampede outside the holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people from around the world during the hajj pilgrimage, a new tally released on Thursday, Oct. 8, showed, more than 600 more than the kingdom’s official toll. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

    In this Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, file photo, an Iranian mourner weeps during a funeral ceremony, attended by thousands of mourners in Tehran, Iran, for some of the pilgrims who were killed in a stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September 2015. The crush and stampede outside the holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people from around the world during the hajj pilgrimage, a new tally released on Thursday, Oct. 8, showed, more than 600 more than the kingdom’s official toll. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)  (The Associated Press)

An Associated Press count shows that at least 1,254 pilgrims were killed in a crush and stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

The AP's count of the dead on Thursday includes 17 countries that have offered formal statements through hajj commissions or in state media broadcasts, saying specifically the deceased were killed Sept. 24 outside the holy city of Mecca.

Saudi officials have said their official figure of 769 killed and 934 injured in the disaster remains accurate. Their investigation is ongoing.

Iran had 465 pilgrims killed, while Egypt had 148 and Indonesia 120.

Others include Pakistan with 89; India 81; Nigeria 64; Bangladesh 63; Mali 60; Cameroon 42; Ethiopia 31; Morocco 27; Algeria 25; Ghana 12; Chad 11; Kenya eight; Senegal five and Turkey with three.