Sirens wailed and helicopters hovered overhead as dozens of ambulances brought in victim after victim from a stampede that killed more than 700 in the holy Saudi valley of Mina.
The deadly collapse of a construction crane in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca has highlighted the controversial pace of high-end urban development in the birthplace of Islam.
At least 107 people died when a massive construction crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque, with scores more injured, Saudi authorities said, days before the annual hajj pilgrimage.
Kazakhstan received a Hajj quota for 5.5 thousand people this year.
5,000 hajj quotas have been allocated to Kazakhstan this year, Spiritual Management of Muslims press-secretary Agabek Sydykov said.
Kazakhstan delegation led by Foreign Minister will take part in the 4th emergency summit of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation.
Hajj-package for pilgrimage to Mecca will cost $3,700 in 2011, which is $300 more expensive than last year.