35 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die of heatwave in KSA

35 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die of heatwave in KSA

35 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die of heatwave in KSA

35 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die of heatwave in KSA

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs has confirmed that 35 Pakistanis died due to heat wave during Hajj.

Director General of Hajj Mission of Pakistan, Abdul Wahab Soomro, the temperature during the Hajj was recorded at 50 degrees, making it a difficult Hajj.

He said that 4 Pakistanis died in Mina, 3 in Arafat and 2 in Muzdalifah, while 20 Pakistani pilgrims died in Makkah and 6 in Madinah.

Abdul Wahab Soomro called the social media allegations of leaving the pilgrims helpless and said that government rely on the information of the Saudi government and later confirm it ourselves.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Religious Affairs said that when any pilgrim dies, we are informed and under the system of the Saudi government, permission is sought from the heirs for burial.

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According to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the deceased pilgrim is later given a bath and buried in the Haram after performing the funeral prayer, or according to the wishes of the heirs, arrangements are made to bring the dead body of the pilgrim to Pakistan. Cooperates with.

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