Security drills in Saudi Arabia ahead of the Hajj season

On Sunday evening, thousands of Saudi special forces took part in military maneuvers in the area of ​​Mount Arafat before making a pilgrimage to Mecca.

The maneuver involved ground troops, military equipment and helicopters, which was attended by several officials from the ministries of interior and defense of Saudi Arabia.

Around a million Muslim pilgrims from the Kingdom and abroad are expected to complete the Hajj this year after years of restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: AP