Last updated: 28 September, 2015

Iran’s Rouhani at UN slams Saudi ‘incompetence’ over hajj stampede

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of “incompetence” over the deadly hajj stampede, in his address to the UN General Assembly.

A total of 769 pilgrims including 169 Iranians were killed in the worst tragedy to hit the hajj in a quarter-century.