But this is just a crowd control problem. The act of going to a pillar that represents Satan and hurling stones is benign... Right?
The same area was the scene of similar deadly incidents in 1998, 2001 and last year.
UPDATE: Andrew Sullivan's thoughts.
Calling America "the greatest Satan," Egyptian pilgrim Youssef Omar threw pebbles at one pillar on which someone had scrawled "USA."
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