Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP

Indonesians stranded after Saudi Arabia suspends umrah pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

  • Every year, more than one million Muslims from Indonesia travel to the holy city of Mecca for umrah, a minor pilgrimage
  • There are fears that the haj, the most significant religious journey of Muslims worldwide, will also be cancelled this year

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Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Pilgrims seen in masks at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on February 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
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