Americans Performing Hajj Pilgrimage Attacked in Saudi Arabia

(Washington Times) Rahat Husain - A group of Americans mostly from Dearborn, Michigan, who visited Saudi Arabia last week to perform the Hajj pilgrimage were threatened and attacked by a group of extremists. In the city of Mina, the Americans, who are Shiite Muslims, were attacked by men armed with knives, who shouted: "Our [holy pilgrimage] will be complete once we have killed you, ripped out your hearts and eaten them, and raped your women." The victims reported the attack to the Saudi police and showed them video footage taken on their cell phones. A Saudi officer confiscated the phones and deleted the videos.

2013-10-22 00:00:00

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