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Saudi security high as Hajj pilgrimage begins


Saudi Arabia has deployed thousands of troops around the Kingdom's most sacred places of worship as millions of Muslims from around the world start their five-day Hajj pilgrimage.

The authorities have warned people not to stage protests and will use force if necessary.

Shahzeb Jillani reports.


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