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Saudi releases satellite aerial view images of Mecca and Mina

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Riyadh: Stunning aerial view images of pilgrims at the two main Haj holy sites were released.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) released the pictures which showed pilgrims at Mina as well as Mecca Grand Mosque.

The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Remote Sensing Centre caught the pictures at the height of 600 kilometres in space, using a high resolution photoelectric artificial satellite.