Saudi suggests pilgrims to blame for hajj deaths; Iran blames ‘incompetent’ Saudi

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Rescue workers carry the body of a Muslim pilgrim after a stampede at Mina, outside the holy Muslim city of Mecca, September 24, 2015. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Stringer.

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(Reuters) Saudi Arabia's regional rival Iran expressed outrage at the deaths of 131 of its nationals at the world's largest annual gathering of people while politicians in Tehran suggested Riyadh was incapable of managing the event.