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Libyans make first Hajj in post-Gaddafi era
The interim government is paying for the pilgrimage by those who lost family members in the uprising.
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2011 19:04



This year, in the first Hajj since the revolution, every pilgrim selected to make the journey by Libya's interim government is someone who lost a family member in the battle against former leader Muammar Gaddafi. 

The Transitional National Council is also funding the trip of those selected.

Mohamed Vall reports from Mecca.

Source:
Al Jazeera
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