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Saudi General Security prevents entry to the holy sites until August 11

By :Marwa Mahmoud

Saudi Public Security confirmed on Saturday, in a tweet on his official account with “Twitter”, that he had started preventing entry to the holy sites “Mina, Muzdalifah and Arafat”, until the end of the 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah month.

In his tweet, the security pointed out that “anyone who violates the instructions to prevent entry to the holy sites without permission will be punished and a fine of 10,000 riyals.”

He added: “In the event of a repeat Infraction, the penalty will be doubled.”

 security called on citizens and residents to adhere to  instructions for the Hajj season for this year, noting that “the security men will start their work on all roads and paths leading to those feelings, to prevent violations and control any attempt to enter without a permit.”

It is reported that the 12th of Dul Hijjah falls on August 11th, according to Saudi astronomical calculations.