Saudi: Around 40 Pakistani Pilgrims Die During Haj

At least 42 Pakistani pilgrims have died of various causes during the ongoing Haj in Saudi Arabia, officials from the Pakistani Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony said here.

Of 42 victims, 30 were male and 12 female. Most of them died of suffocation or in road accidents, Xinhua news agency quoted the officials as saying.

The dead pilgrims were aged between the early 40s and late 80s.

 

Source Credit: Gulf News

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