Pak Affairs

Number of Pakistani Hajj pilgrims killed this year reaches 198

MADINA: Number of Pakistan Hajj pilgrims who died in Saudi Arabia this year reached 198 when a lady was killed in a bus accident. Aziza Begum was killed while 14 persons were injured when a bus carrying 44 Pakistan Hajj pilgrims met an accident while coming from Madina Munawwara to Jeddah.

Four of the injured were in critical condition. The accident took place near Sasco, 177 km from Madina Munawwara. As a result Aziza Begum belonging to Wah Cantt expired. The 14 injured have been shifted to King Fahd Hospital Madina Munawwara. Aziza Begum will be buries in Madina Munawwara. Dr Ashfaq who works at the hospital told that number of Pakistani Hajj pilgrims killed this year had reached 198.-SANA

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