Words from a Hajj pilgrim

A Pakistani taking part in this year's pilgrimage shares his story, as millions of Muslims arrive in Saudi Arabia.

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    Bahkt Muhammad Khan, a farmer from Pakistan's Swat valley, is one of the many pilgrims arriving in the Saudi city of Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

    After years of waiting, he has finally been selected in a national draw to take part in this year's Hajj.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman meets Khan to hear his story.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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