Saturday, 17 September 2016

Two pilgrims confirmed dead in Saudi Arabia


The ongoing 2016 Hajj  has recorded the death of two pilgrims.
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced the confirmation of the death of two Nigerian pilgrims from Kano..

Punch gathered that The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has confirmed the death of two pilgrims from the state in Saudi Arabia during the  2016 Hajj.

The Public Relations Officer of the board, Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi spoke in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Kano.The Hajj commission also announced the death of 18 Nigerians for this year's Hajj.

And said the two that died earlier on, died in Minna and Mecca respectively after a brief illness. And have both been buried according to Moslem rites and will be transported back to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia nextweek.

May their souls rest in peace

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