Haj pilgrims have arrived in Arafah safely: Muis

Haj pilgrims have arrived in Arafah safely: Muis
Muslim pilgrims gather atop Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the peak of the annual haj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca October 14, 2013. An estimated two million Muslims were in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Monday morning for the start of the annual Haj pilgrimage.

The 680 Singaporeans, who left for Saudi Arabia for the annual haj pilgrimage, have arrived safely in Arafah on Sunday, said the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) in a Facebook post on Monday.

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Below is Muis' Facebook post:

All Singaporean pilgrims have safely arrived in Arafah yesterday.

While there were reports of flood and rain a few days ago, facilities at Maktab 74 - where our Singaporean pilgrims are situated - are in good condition.

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