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Saudi special forces show off car-jumping skills

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As the kingdom prepares for millions of pilgrims flocking to its holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, video aired by Al Arabiya News channel shows Saudi Special Forces performing dramatic military drills.

In the clip, troops demonstrate jumping over a speeding vehicle.

The soldiers are part of a special task force to protect the pilgrims. So far, 1.2 million have arrived in Makkah.