Manasik-e-Hajj started on Wednesday with the gathering of Hajis at Mina in Makkah.

Radio Pakistan special correspondent Zahid Hameed reports from Mina that over two million faithful are gathering at the tent valley of Mina.  

The Hujjaj are offering Zohar, Asr, Maghrib and Isha prayers at Mina and will move to Arafat soon after Fajr prayers on 9th Zilhaj where they will listen to Hajj sermon to be delivered from Masjid-e-Nimra.

They will stay at Arafat till the call for Maghrib prayer.

After Azaan Maghrib, the Hujjaj will leave for Muzdalfa where they will offer Maghrib and Isha prayers and spend the night in the open sky.

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